Hot & Sour Soup

Yellow Chili's

Hot and sour soup is a comforting Chinese takeout classic made with fresh ingredients.This soup is a meal in itself or the perfect addition to any spread of Asian cuisine for both lunch & dinner

Hot & Sour Soup

YIELD

5 Serving

TYPE

Soup

TIME

50 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

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In a bowl, mix thinly sliced chicken breast, soy sauce, and cornstarch. Set this mixture aside. Alternatively, you can use pork meat for a more authentic taste

Marinate Chicken

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In another bowl, beat 2 eggs and set them aside

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Prep Egg

In a wide pot or pan over medium heat, pour 6 cups of chicken stock add finely chopped ginger and bring them to a warm temperature

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Prep Hot & Sour Soup

Add the marinated chicken to the pot and stir gently

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Next, add the shiitake mushrooms, wood ear mushrooms, and bamboo shoots, as well as the seasonings. Allow the mixture to boil for 10-15 minutes.

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Add the spiced tofu, and extra firm tofu, to the pot and stir well. Allow the mixture to boil for an additional 7-10 minutes

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Thicken the soup by adding 1 tablespoon of cornstarch diluted in 3-4 tablespoons of water, cooking until the desired soupy consistency is reached

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Slowly add the beaten eggs to the soup, stirring to create a ribbon structure

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Finally, add the ground white pepper, chopped scallion, and toasted sesame oil, and stir gently. Remove the soup from the heat and enjoy

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Prep Hot & Sour Soup

Serve this comforting Hot and Sour Soup topped with chili sauce or chili oil for an extra spicy kick. Enjoy it alongside with your favorite Chinese recipes 

Serving

10

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