Peel off the thin white
skin covering the kidneys.
Split them in half
lengthways and discard the white parts in the middle.
Shred each half into thin
slices and soak them in cold water for an hour.
Soak the mushrooms in warm
water for 20 minutes. Squeeze dry and discard the stems. Cut the
caps into thin shreds.
Cut the bamboo shoots and
greens into thin shreds, blanch them in boiling water for a few
Then drain and mix with 1
Parboil the kidneys in
about 4 cups boiling water for a few minutes, scoop out, rinse in
cold water and drain.
Place them in a bowl, add
the bamboo shoots mushrooms, greens, soy sauce and rice wine or
Mix well and marinate for
Arrange the contents on a
serving plate and garnish with finely chopped onion, ginger root
and freshly ground pepper.