Thai Clear Soup With Sweet and Sour Chile

Total Time
30 mins
30 mins

This is out of a cookbook called "Chiles" that's simple...hubby and I love hot and spicy foods so this is right up our alley...enjoy! Preparation time includes soaking the Chinese mushrooms...

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  1. If using the Chinese mushrooms, place them in a small bowl, cover with boiling water and soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Place the broth, garlic, ginger, rice vinegar, and brown sugar in a pan and heat, stirring constantly, until gently simmering.
  3. Add the chicken, scallions, lemongrass, red chile, and Chinese mushrooms, if using, and continue to simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Taste and adjust the seasoning, remove the lemongrass, then serve the soup, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves.