Hot and Sour Chicken Soup

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Cold enough for you? Warm up with this hot and sour chicken soup! I make this when I want something light but very tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring stock to the boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add garlic, lemongrass, three-quarters of the chili and half the lime leaves.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add chicken. Simmer, uncovered, turning chicken occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through. Transfer chicken to a plate. Allow to cool slightly. Shred chicken and set aside.
  3. Strain stock mixture into a large heatproof jug or bowl. Return strained stock to saucepan.
  4. Bring stock to the boil over medium-high heat. Add fish sauce, sugar, 2 tablespoons lime juice and remaining chilli to soup. Stir in 1/2 cup cilantro.
  5. Divide chicken between serving bowls. Ladle over boiling soup. Top with remaining cilantro and lime leaves. Serve with lime.


Most Helpful

This was easy to make and very good!

family1 January 21, 2008

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