Hot and Sour Soup

1
Andrea Blackshear

By
@10Bears

This is one of my favorite Chinese soups. When I first started making it many of the traditional items for the soup were not available and I had to come up with a basic "country" recipe. My family prefers my soup over any restaurant soup now.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12-16
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 gal
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    soy sauce
  • 1/3 c
    vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 large
    pork chop, boneless
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 2 - 8 oz. can(s)
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 - 4 oz can(s)
    bamboo shoots
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    cornstarch
  • 6
    eggs, scrambled
  • 1 bunch
    green onions

How to Make Hot and Sour Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine broth, soy sauce, vinegar, red pepper flakes, and sesame oil. Bring to a low simmer.
  2. Slice the pork chop into match stick size pieces. Add to the broth and continue to simmer. Add mushroom and bamboo. Simmer for 15 minutes
  3. Combine water and cornstarch and slowly add to the simmering broth. Heat until thickened and simmering again.
  4. Remove from heat. Slowly drizzle in scrambled eggs. Wait one minute and slowly stir in a clock wise motion. Garnish with sliced green onions and serve.

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About Hot and Sour Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free



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