Total Time
4hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 hrs

From Simple 1-2-3 Slow Cooker cookbook. A take on Japanese Cuisine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine broth, chicken, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, vinegar, soy sauce, and chili sauce in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 3 to 4 hours.
  2. Stir in tofu and sesame oil. Blend cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir into slow cooker. Cover; cook on HIGH 15 minutes or until soup is thickened.
  3. Serve hot; garnish with cilantro.


Most Helpful

I loved this soup and I would have made hot and sour soup before, if I had known the results would be so delicious, and easy to make!My family really enjoyed this soup and it had a wonderful flavor. I made this for Best of 2010 Cookbook Tag. Thanks for a new family favorite!

Jociecee February 19, 2011

This is a great recipe; I've made hot and sour soup before and this was definitely a step up from last time. It had a good amount of tanginess, but if I did it again I might add a little sugar to brighten up the flavor. It was hotter than most soups I've had in restaurants which my boyfriend liked very much, but my mom wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole so this is not a recipe for the weak of tongue. :] I put in some dried black fungus and that was a nice addition. Thanks for the great recipe! -DD of LavenderLynn made for ZWT6.

Lavender Lynn May 31, 2010

The taste is fabulous! I did add a bit more garlic. Otherwise, I made this as posted. This is one of the best Hot and Sour Soups I've had....first one made in a Crock Pot. It didn't thicken up , but I really didn't want it to. Loved all the flavors and loved the heat! I'll make this one again.

breezermom January 20, 2012

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