Hot & Sour Soup Hot & Sour Soup

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Serve with a small bowl of chili garlic sauce for an authentic spicy finish in their Hot & Sour Soup.

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Total time 30 minutes



In large pot, heat oil over medium heat; cook white parts of green onions, the garlic, ginger and hot pepper flakes for 1 minute. Increase heat to medium-high. Add mushrooms and carrot; cook until carrot begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Add tofu; cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes. Increase heat to high. Add broth; cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

Whisk cornstarch with 2 tbsp water; stir into broth mixture. Increase heat to high. Stir in vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and snow peas; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer until slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat; drizzle in eggs in thin steady stream, stirring constantly. Sprinkle with green parts of green onions; serve immediately.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 317 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 199
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 300 mg
  • Cholesterol 64 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 14 g
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Hot & Sour Soup