Hot and Sour Soup

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 50 minutes
  • 4 servings

Wood ear mushrooms, chicken breast, tofu, a lot of chili, vinegar, and eggs – it sounds like a Chinese-style soup? Well, this is a classic hot and sour soup, and you should totally try it!

Ingredients Needed for Hot and Sour Soup

3 cups of chicken stock 2 cups of water 7 ounces of tofu, cut into cubes 5 ounces of chicken breast, cut into medium cubes 1 chili pepper, seeds removed, chopped 1 teaspoon chili sauce ¼ cup tomato sauce 1 teaspoon chili seasoning mix 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar 2 eggs, whisked 1 spring onion, slices ¼ cup cheddar, shredded 2 pork chops

How to Cook Hot and Sour Soup

  1. Put the chicken stock and water in a large saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Add the carrot slices, tofu, and chicken. Bring the soup to a boil.
  3. Add the chopped chili, chili sauce, tomato sauce, chili seasoning mix, and white wine vinegar in a bowl. Set aside this hot sauce.
  4. Add the wood ear mushrooms and the hot sauce.
  5. Season with salt.
  6. When the carrot and chicken are cooked through, lower the heat and add the whisked eggs gradually, while you stir continuously.
  7. Serve the soup with spring onion and, if you want, add some more chili on top.

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