Chinese Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Chinese Hot and Sour Soup serves as a great starter for all non-vegetarians. Learn how to make/prepare Chinese Hot and Sour Soup by following this easy recipe.
Chinese Hot and Sour Soup Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 128
  • 5 Wood Ear Mushrooms (dried)
  • 4 Mushrooms (dried)
  • 8 Tiger Lily Buds (dried)
  • 4 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1/3 cup Bamboo Shoots (diced)
  • 1/3 cup Lean Pork (ground)
  • 1 tsp Soy Sauce
  • ½ tsp White Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp White Pepper (ground)
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • ½ (16 ounce) package firm Tofu (cubed)
  • 1 Egg (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 tbsp Green Onion (thinly sliced)
How to make Chinese Hot and Sour Soup:
  • Soak mushrooms, wood ear mushrooms and tiger lily buds in water, for 20 minutes.
  • Trim off the tough stems from mushrooms and slice them.
  • Shred the tiger lily stems using your fingers.
  • Now, take a saucepan and add mushrooms, wood ear mushrooms, tiger lily buds, chicken stock, bamboo shoots and shredded pork. Bring it to a boil and simmer it for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in soy sauce, white sugar, salt, white pepper and red wine vinegar. Add water.
  • Add a little soup to corn starch and pour it back into the pan.
  • Add tofu and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the egg gradually, before turning off the heat.
  • Mix in sesame oil.
  • Garnish with green onion and serve hot.