Recipe: Perfect Easy hot and sour soup

Easy hot and sour soup. The traditional hot and sour soup recipe call for Chinese dry shiitake mushroom. Soak the mushrooms in water until it is fully hydrated and become very soft and easy to cut. The time required varies from an hour to two or three hours, as it depends on the thickness of the mushrooms.

Easy hot and sour soup This warm, cozy, hot and sour soup without ever having to leave the house at all. This homemade version turned out to be so stinking amazing – so easy and so much faster than delivery. Today i made CHICKEN HOT AND SOUR SOUP RESTAURANT STYLE. You can cook Easy hot and sour soup using 16 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Easy hot and sour soup

  1. Prepare 1 quart of chicken broth (I use low sodium).
  2. You need 4 oz of shiitake mushroom, thinly sliced.
  3. You need 8 oz of (1 small can) thinly sliced bamboo shoot, drained.
  4. You need 12 oz of (or 1 box) firm tofu, cut in small cubes or 1/4" strips.
  5. Prepare 4 cloves of garlic grated/minced.
  6. It’s 1 tbsp of minced/grated ginger.
  7. Prepare 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar.
  8. Prepare 3 tbsp of rice vinegar.
  9. You need 1.5 tbsp of sriracha.
  10. You need 3 tbsp of soy sauce.
  11. Prepare 2 tsp of brown sugar.
  12. You need 2 tbsp of corn starch mixed with 2tbsp pf cold water.
  13. You need 2 of eggs, lightly beaten.
  14. Prepare 1 tbsp of sesame oil.
  15. You need of White pepper, to taste (I added A LOT as I like it lol).
  16. It’s of (Option) green onions.

Easy step by step video for beginners. Is hot and sour soup health? There are two seasonings to bring out the iconic flavors of hot and sour soup: soy sauce and vinegar. If you like it spicy, you can add some dried chili flakes or chili oil into the soup.

Easy hot and sour soup step by step

  1. Add 1 tsp sesame oil and add mushroom to a big sauce pan over medium high heat. Stir fry for 1 minute. (I added some onion, but not necessary).
  2. Add ginger and garlic and stir fry for another 30 seconds..
  3. Add bamboo shoot and stir fry for another 30 seconds..
  4. Add all the rest of the ingredients from the top up to brown sugar to the pan and mix well..
  5. Turn the heat down after it starts to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes..
  6. Add corn starch mixture and stir, simmer until the soup is slightly thicken, about 2 minutes..
  7. Slowly stir in the egg to the soup..
  8. Add white pepper and sesame oil and green onion. Simmer for another 1 minute..
  9. Remove from heat and serve :).
  10. You can pair with fried/steamed dumplings or some stir fry veggies to make a full dinner :D.

What is Hot & Sour Soup? Although it is a Chinese Soup that has its origin from the regions of Beijing and Sichuan. A. and As the name claims, this soup is sour and spicy/hot in taste. Rice wine vinegar lends the sourness and Red Chilies/White Pepper adds the spice/heat. Hot and sour soup can be found on any takeout menu or Chinese buffet line in the US.

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