Recipe: Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and sour soup is great for a change of pace from other soups. I really enjoyed this one with noodles but it would be good with rice or some pieces of silky tofu too like the original had.

Hot and Sour Soup Recipe
Serves 4
Hot and sour soup - a comforting and different soup
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 8 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  2. 8 ounces mushrooms, thinly sliced
  3. 3 carrots, diced
  4. 1/2 zucchini, diced
  5. 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  6. 1/4 cup soy sauce
  7. 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  8. 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce
  9. 1/4 cup cornstarch
  10. 2 large eggs, whisked
  11. 150g rice noodles
  12. scallions, sesame oil, salt, white pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large pot pour in the broth and to it add the mushrooms, carrots, zucchini, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, ginger and chili garlic.
  2. Heat over medium-high heat until the soup reaches a simmer.
  3. To a bowl, add a small amount of water and whisk the cornstarch together until it makes a slurry then add it to the heated soup.
  4. Add the rice noodle and allow to cook until soft, 2-3 minutes.
  5. Stir the soup in a circular motion, and pour in the eggs while stirring to create egg ribbons.
  6. Add in the scallions and season to taste with the oil, salt, pepper.
Adapted from Gimme Some Oven
Adapted from Gimme Some Oven
Mab Made Food http://www.mabdese.net/bento/

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