Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

4 servings


•    4 cups chicken broth
•    3 tablespoon soy sauce
•    1 tablespoon sesame oil
•    2 tablespoon lemon juice
•    4 dried Chinese mushrooms (wash with water then cut into thin strips)
•    1/2 cup bamboo shoot cut into thin strips
•    1/4 lb lean pork cut into thin strips
•    1 small tofu dice into cubes
•    1/4 teaspoon white pepper (or black pepper)
•    2 tablespoon cornstarch (mix with about 4 tablespoon of cold water)
•    1 egg (stirred)
•    Finely chopped green onions for garnish

1. In a pan boil the chicken broth then add soy sauce, mushrooms, bamboo shoots and pork for 5 minutes.
2. Then add bean curd, pepper, lemon juice and then add the cornstarch and mix thoroughly for another 5 minutes then slowly add the egg while stirring.

Serve and enjoy this easy chinese soup recipe – Hot and Sour Soup recipe


  1. AnonymousJune 09, 2014

    What is the measurement for the Bean Curd?

  2. I would add about half a block of bean curd for only 4 cups liquid. But it's really to preference, a full block (4 ounces) can also be used. Usually it's sold in 8 ounces with two blocks. Or one 8 ounce block.