Easy Hot and Sour Soup

Easy Hot And Sour Soup Recipe

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Stephanie Rudy


This soup is a quick and easy version. It is tasty and satisfying. The ingredients are versital. You can add, take away, and adjust according to your taste.


★★★☆☆ 2 votes

30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 64 to 96 oz
    Chicken Broth
  • 1
    Rotisserie chicken, deboned and chopped
  • 1
    Sweet onion, chopped
  • 1
    Bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 lb
    Fresh mushrooms, chopped (your choice)
  • 1 box
    Firm Tofu, cubed
  • 6 Tbsp
    Soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp
    White wine
  • 6 Tbsp
    White vinegar
  • 8 Tbsp
    Louisiana Hot Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    Cornstarch, mixed with hot broth
  • 1 pkg
    Fresh bean sprouts, optional
  • 1 can(s)
    Water Chesnuts, optional
  • 1-2
    Eggs, beated, optional
  • 1 can(s)
    Bamboo shoots, optional
  • ·
    Red pepper flakes, to taste
  • ·
    Cooked pork roast, cut in to matchsticks, optional
  • ·
    Crunchy chinese noodles

How to Make Easy Hot and Sour Soup


  1. Debone rotisserie chicken, remove skin and fat and discard. Chop chicken meat and set aside.
  2. Add broth to soup pot, you can add more broth if needed. Cook on medium heat.
  3. Saute sweet onions and mushrooms in some butter, add to pot. Add chicken and cooked pork if using, to pot.
  4. Cut tofu into cubes and add to pot.
  5. Open all can items and add to pot. Add fresh bean sprouts to pot.
  6. Add all liquid ingeredients to pot. Simmer on medium heat. Add red pepper flakes if desired.
  7. In a small cup add some heated broth and about three tablespoons of cornstarch. Mix well and add to pot to thicken soup. Stir.
  8. If using egg, beat and add to pot after all other ingredients have heated up in soup. Stir.
  9. Add chopped green onions. Serve with crunchy chinese noodles.

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About Easy Hot and Sour Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Tofu/Soy
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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