Hot & Sour Chicken Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ChrisMc

Here's a quick, easy to make Chinese soup with enough kick to clear your sinuses.

Top Review by Maryjana

This soup is what I usually cook when a family member has colds. You won't believe just how comfortable a sick person feels after a bowl of this hot soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the stock, water, mushrooms, bamboo, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and red pepper to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  2. Toss the chicken with sesame oil.
  3. Blend the vinegar with corn starch.
  4. Beat the egg.
  5. Return broth to a boil and add chicken.
  6. While stirring briskly, slowly add the beaten egg.
  7. Add the vinegar and cornstarch mixture, and boil until the chicken is cooked (5-8 minutes).
  8. Stir in the scallions and sprinkle with cilantro immediately before serving.

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