Hot & Sour Soup

Eddie Szczerba


This recipe is very close to what you would get at some of the finest Chinese restaurants!

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30 Min
45 Min
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6 c
chicken broth, low salt,more if needed
1 medium
4 clove
1 large
carrot,julienne small pieces
6-8 medium
scallions,sliced thinly on the bias
2 Tbsp
ginger,grated finely,fresh
2 Tbsp
sesame oil
2 Tbsp
sriracha sauce (chinese hot sauce)
2 large
1/2 c
corn starch slurry(corn starch with cold water,3 tbsp.corn starch the rest water.
1 lb
firm organic tofu,cubed
1 lb
pork,shredded. this can be made a day in advance,season with garlic,salt and pepper,brown on both sides and slow cook for one hour,then shred.
1 Tbsp
adobo powder
4 oz
shitake mushrooms,sliced thinly

How to Make Hot & Sour Soup


  • 1Start by sauteing the shallots,garlic,carrots,ginger in the sesame oil until tender. Add the shredded pork,adobo powder,tofu,Chinese hot sauce,chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • 2Slowly whisk in the beaten egg stirring as you add then stir in the corn starch slurry to thicken.
  • 3Ladle into serving bowls and serve with crispy Chinese noodles,sliced scallions and a drizzle of sesame oil. Enjoy!! :)

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About Hot & Sour Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #delicious

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