Serving bowls with lids – Simmering is to cook something to the point of boiling about 212 degrees Fahrenheit before lowering heat to bring the temperature back down to a gentle bubbling of the liquid. This gentle cooking method used in Chinese soups to soft vegetables and tough meat, creating a flavorful broth, and mix several flavors of ingredients and spices.
Connect the crock pot and place it on the high setting, makes it possible to preheat for a short time. Pour chicken broth in crock pot or saucepan soup. Add chopped meat, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, vinegar, soy sauce and chili paste. Stir well with wooden spoon. Place the lid on crock pot or soup pot and cover tightly soup. Prepare your serving bowls with lids.
Combine the corn starch with cold water in a separate bowl. Mix with a spoon until cornstarch is dissolved. Add this mixture to the soup and stir in. The soup should ease somewhat in color. Cover the pan or crock pot with lid, cooking soup on high for 10 to 15 minutes. The soup will thicken as it cooks. Remove the saucepan from the heat or turn off the crock pot. Serve the Chinese hot and sour soup serving bowls with lids sprinkle top with coriander or onions.