Hot And Sour Soup Recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 4-6
Restaurant style hot and sour soup
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ lb thinly sliced lean pork or chicken
  • 2 tbs garlic and red chile paste
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • ¾ tsp ground pepper
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 5 ts cornbstarch
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake mushroom
  • 1 can peeled straw mushrooms
  • 1 can sliced bamboo shoots
  • 1 can sliced water chestnuts
  • ½ lb soft tofu, sliced into ¼ inch cubes
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • chopped scallion for garnish
  1. Bring stock to a simmer, add soy sauce, pork, mushrooms and chile paste. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Add meat, pepper, vinegar, bamboo, water chestnuts, and tofu, simmer for 10 min Mix cornstarch with 5 tbsp water and add to pot
  3. Bring back to a simmer and pour the eggs in a very thin stream over the surface.
  4. Let stand for 10 seconds before stirring in the sesame oil.
  5. Serve with a garnish of chopped scallions.
Recipe by Makobi Scribe at