Hot & Sour Soup With Ginger

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Bergy

There are a lot of Hot & Sour soups here on Recipezaar but I couldn't find one quite like this. It is from a Bon Appetit "Tastes of the world" cookbook I will be making it soon and will add to the introduction

Top Review by natalena M.

I have made this for years, a family favorite. Sometimes we add barley and use fresh shiitake mushrooms. we always add a bit more water and vinegar. really you can play with this recipe and it is always good

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine broth and mushrooms. let stand until mushrooms soften apprx 20 minutes.
  2. Remove mushrooms from the broth and squeeze over the bowl with the broth.
  3. Discard mushroom stems: thinly slice caps.
  4. Combine vinegar & cornstarch, stir to blend,.
  5. Heat oil in a large saucepan, add ginger, saute 30 seconds.
  6. Pour in the reserved broth.
  7. Bring to boil.
  8. Add tofu, noodles, soy sauce, red chili flakes, sugar & mushrooms.
  9. Simmer 5 minutes.
  10. Add cornstarch mixture, stir until slightly thickened apprx 1 minute.

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