Hong Kong Style Fake Shark's Fin Soup

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Dive into the deliciousness of our Fake Shark's Fin Soup, cooked just like how I remember it from my childhood days in Hong Kong. This cruelty-free version brings back fond memories of slurping soup at the local market stalls. With mushrooms, tofu, and bamboo shoots in a savoury broth, every bite is a taste of nostalgia from Hong Kong's vibrant food scene.


  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms (shiitake or oyster)
  • 1 cup diced tofu
  • 1/2 cup sliced bamboo shoots
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


      1. Heat a wok over medium heat and add vegetable broth.
      2. Stir in sliced mushrooms, diced tofu, and sliced bamboo shoots.
      3. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, minced ginger, and minced garlic to the wok.
      4. Let the soup simmer for about 15-20 minutes until the flavors meld together and the vegetables are tender.
      5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
      6. Serve hot, garnished with thinly sliced green onions and fresh cilantro leaves.
      7. Enjoy the comforting and flavorful Fake Shark's Fin Soup, cooked to perfection in a traditional wok!

        To find tips on seasoning and cleaning our hand hammered wok, visit FAQ.


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