Thai Hot and Sour Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dianegrapegrower

From Simply THAI Cooking, by Wandee Young, with adjustments for local ingredients. Prep all ingredients before starting to cook.

Top Review by breezermom

So surprised by the flavor of this soup! No broth, but still delicious. I did use more of the cornstarch/water mix to thicken the soup....I'm used to a thicker hot and sour soup. Enjoyed the cilantro sprinkled on top. Great soup! I'm glad I found it here! Made for Zaar Cookbook Tag!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Assemble and prep all ingredients. Boil 4 cups water in a soup pot. Add soy, black pepper, garlic, sugar, vinegar, chili-garlic sauce and salt. Lower heat to medium and cook 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add bamboo shoots and mushrooms and cook for 1 minute. Add tofu and sesame oil and cook 3-5 minutes. Dissolve corstarch in 1 T. water, and stir into soup.
  3. Slide egg yolks into soup. Turn off the heat, and do not stir. You want the egg to stay in pieces.
  4. Transfer to soup tureen and garnish with pepper strips and cilantro. Serve immediately.

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