Hot & Sour Soup

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This delicious soup is sure to be your new favorite, especially if you love spice : - )

Very easy

9 minutes

Prep time

26 minutes

Cook time

410 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (large), Knife


Chicken broth
Rice vinegar
Chili garlic sauce
Soy sauce

Step 1

In a bowl, add the chicken broth, rice vinegar, soy sauce & chili garlic sauce. Stir & set aside.

Green onion (scallions)

Step 2

Thinly slice the scallions, separate the whites & the green parts.

Shiitake mushrooms

Step 3

Clean & remove the shiitake mushroom stems. Thinly slice the mushrooms.

Tofu (firm)

Step 4

Dice the tofu into 1/2 inch pieces.

Corn starch

Step 5

In another bowl, add the egg & a splash of water. Whisk to scramble the egg, then add the corn starch & whisk again.

Olive oil

Step 6

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pot on medium-high heat. Add the whites of the scallion & sliced shiitake mushrooms. Season with salt & pepper. Stir & cook for 5-6 min or until the mushrooms start to brown.

Ground pork

Step 7

Add the ground pork to the pot. Season with salt & pepper. Break up the meat & cook until it's no longer pink, about 3-4 min.

Step 8

Pour the broth mixture into the pot. Bring the soup up to a boil, then lower to a simmer. Cover & cook on low heat for 12-15 min.

Step 9

Uncover the pot & whisk the egg mixture (the corn starch may have settled to the bottom), then slowly pour it into the soup. Stir & cook for 1 min.

Bamboo shoots

Step 10

Add the tofu & drained bamboo shoots. Stir, then remove from the heat.

Step 11

Serve the soup & garnish with the green parts of the scallions. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy410 cal.
Fat28 g
Carbohydrates11 g
Protein27 g
Fiber3 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Hot & Sour Soup" contains 410 Energy, 28 g of Fat, 11 g of Carbohydrates, 27 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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