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vietnamese hot and sour soup

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Delicious soup. Sweet, sour with some heat. Yum

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For vietnamese hot and sour soup

  • 1 md
    shallot diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 c
    sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 c
    crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    sambal oleck
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    tamarind paste
  • 8 oz
    firm tofu cubed
  • 1/4 c
    each cilantro and scallions for garnish

How To Make vietnamese hot and sour soup

  • 1
    Add oil to large pot. Saute the shallots for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and saute 1 minute. Add the mushrooms and cook about 4 minutes. Add the crushed tomatoes, and stock. Bring to a boil.
  • 2
    Stir in the brown sugar, sambal oleck, rice vinegar and Tamarind paste. Add the tofu. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasonings adding salt or more vinegar to taste.
  • 3
    Ladle into bowls and top with cilantro and scallions

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