Shitake Hot and Sour Soup

Jean Romero


This recipe I got from the Dr. Oz show, and we have tried it and it Delicious, can't wait for colder weather so we can eat this weekly, really want to see if it helps us with the cold season. this recipe is from Ming Tsai who is on the Dr. Oz show a lot, he has some really good recopies.


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10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 qt
    chicken stock low sodium
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper minced with seens
  • 1 Tbsp
    grapeseed oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic minced
  • 2 bunch
    scallions sliced green and white parts
  • 1 lb
    shitake mushrooms sliced with stems and tops removed
  • 2 Tbsp
    naturally brewed soy sauce
  • 2
    the juice of lemons
  • ·
    the zest of two lemons
  • 2 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1
    block silken tofu cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp
    scallion greens

How to Make Shitake Hot and Sour Soup


  1. In a stockpot over med. heat add grapeseed oil and swirl to coat the bottom of pan.
  2. Add jalapeno, ginger, garlic and scallions (reserve 2 tab.) saute until aromatic, about one minute
  3. Add mushrooms and saute for 2 minutes until softened.
  4. Add chicken stock, soy sauce, bring to a simmer and reduce by 20% about five minutes.
  5. Add lemon juice, tofu and carrots, cook gentle for 2 more minutes to heat tofu. Season with black pepper, dish up and garnish with green and lemon zest. Enjoy

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About Shitake Hot and Sour Soup

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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