Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by JustJanS

This is posted for a request. It's from a favourite cookbook, Asian Soups. I love hot and Sour Soup, and this is a pretty good recipe. Prep time includes soaking times for mushrooms and noodles.

Top Review by PetsRus

A lovely soup that does not take a long time to prepare. The only thing I changed was reserving one of green onions/scallions, finely shredded it and sprinkled that over the soup when I served it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat stock in large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Place noodles in a bowl, add boiling water to cover and soak until soft-about 3-5 minutes Drain and add to the stock.
  3. Place mushrooms in a bowl, add boiling water to cover and soak for 5 minutes.
  4. Drain, slice thinly and add to the stock.
  5. Add diced chicken, bamboo shoots and ginger and stir to combine.
  6. Cook until chicken is tender, 3-4 minutes.
  7. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook for 1-2 minutes more.
  8. Taste and adjust seasonings by adding a little more vinegar or chili as desired.
  9. Serve immediately, ladled into bowls.

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