CHINESE HOT & SOUR SOUP, SOPA CHINA AGRIA Y PICANTE

1
Juliann Esquivel

By
@Juliann

This is a super fast recipe for hot and sour soup. I buy premade chicken broth "College Inn" add some fresh veggies, tofu, sliced pork meat, vinegar and chile paste and it's delicious. Great when I am in a hurry and want a quick light dinner. Enjoy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6/8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 box
    32 oz each, of college inn chicken broth
  • 3 large
    carrots, cubed or sliced
  • 5 large
    stalks of bok choy rinsed, sliced
  • 1 pt
    white button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 small
    onion sliced
  • 1 c
    scallions sliced whites and greens together
  • 1 box
    8 ounces cubed firm tofu
  • 4 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 2 Tbsp
    red chile paste mixed in 8 ounces of water
  • 1/2 lb
    pre cooked thin sliced pork meat, i use left over pork lion from a previous meal.
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken base, i use better than bouillon brand
  • 2 large
    beaten eggs (optional)
  • 1 c
    cold water (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper (optional)
  • 2 large
    limes juiced

How to Make CHINESE HOT & SOUR SOUP, SOPA CHINA AGRIA Y PICANTE

Step-by-Step

  1. Add the four boxes of chicken broth to a large pot, add the sliced pork meat, sliced onion, carrots, mushrooms and bok choy. Cover pot and cook veggies for 10 minutes. Next add the garlic powder, cubed tofu and the black pepper. simmer another 10 minutes.
  2. Next add the vinegar, lime juice,soy sauce, red chile paste with the water, and the chicken base. Continue to simmer for 10 more minutes and serve with diced scallions on top of each bowl.
  3. If you want your soup to have a thicker consistency dissolve the corn starch in the cup of cold water and add to the soup. When it has thickend some pour into the hot soup your beaten eggs slowly a little at a time in a circle and with the spoon mix one way only until you have poured all the eggs into the soup. Cover and simmer for about 3 minutes serve with diced scallions on top.
  4. The soup I have pictured above does not have the corn starch, or eggs in it because we are dieting. I assure you that the corn starch and the eggs give this soup a hearty and delicious flavor. Enjoy

Printable Recipe Card

About CHINESE HOT & SOUR SOUP, SOPA CHINA AGRIA Y PICANTE

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Collection: Asian Inspired
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 5 Comments & Reviews

A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus

A Week’s Worth of Go-To Summer Dinner Menus


Looking for dinner inspiration? We’re here for you! Check out our week’s worth of summer dinner menus that are family tested and approved. From Meatless Monday to Taco Tuesday to Sunday night supper, we have summer favorites that you’re going to love.

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

10 Recipes for Ripe Pears

10 Recipes for Ripe Pears


Come fall, when you think of fruit typically it’s apple. This year try cooking and baking with pears, too. Sweet and juicy, pears are high in fiber and low in calories they’re a great source of vitamin C. Their taste and uses vary by variety. While there are over 3,000 types, two of the most […]