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sweet & sour soup

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Delicious like hot and sour but sweet

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sweet & sour soup

  • 3 c
    chicken stock
  • 2
    boneless chicken thighs cut into chunks
  • 1 c
    peeled deveined shrimp
  • 1/2 c
    each shredded carrots, & sliced shiitake
  • 1/2 c
    cubed firm tofu
  • 1 Tbsp
    black bean sauce
  • 1 c
    sweet and sour sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 lg
    eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp
    white pepper & sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    potato starch
  • 4 Tbsp
  • chives for garnish

How To Make sweet & sour soup

  • 1
    Add the chicken stock to a large pot. Bring to a boil, add the chicken pieces, shiitake, carrots, and tofu. Simmer 3 minutes. Add the black bean sauce, sweet and sour sauce and vinegar. Cook 1 minute. Add the shrimp and bring to a boil
  • 2
    Slowly drizzle in the beaten eggs while stirring constantly. Mix the potato starch with the water and then mix into the soup to thicken
  • 3
    Add the white pepper and sesame oil. Top with chives for garnish

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