Basic Fishball Soup

Title: Basic Fishball Soup
Categories: Soup
Yield: 4 Servings

18 Fishballs
1 Scallion
6 c Stock
1 ts Salt

1. Prepare fishballs according to recipe “BASIC FISHBALLS”. Mince

2. Bring stock to a boil. Add salt. Lower fishballs in one at a time so
they won’t splash. Simmer, uncovered, 3 minutes. Add minced scallion.
Simmer 1 minute more.

NOTE: Shrimpball soup is prepared the same way.

VARIATIONS: Before step 2, add to cold stock 4 dried black mushrooms
(soaked), 1 or 2 Cakes bean curd and 1/2 cup bamboo shoots, all slivered;
bring to a boil and simmer 1 minute before adding salt and fishballs.

In step 2, add to boiling stock 1 Cup Chinese cabbage stems and 1/2 cup
celery, both slivered. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes before adding salt and

Add, with fishballs, 1/4 pound peastarch noodles (soaked).

Add, with scallion, 1/2 cup spinach or water cress, chopped.

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