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Hot and Sour Soup



Hot and Sour Soup is a popular Chinese soup that is made with a combination of ingredients such as mushrooms, bamboo shoots, tofu, eggs, and pork or chicken. The soup is usually seasoned with vinegar, soy sauce, and chili oil to give it a spicy and sour flavor. Hot and Sour Soup is a great way to warm up on a cold day and is a favorite among Chinese food lovers.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

cloves garlic, minced


fresh ginger, minced

1 teaspoon

sliced mushrooms

1/2 cup

sliced bamboo shoots

1/2 cup

sliced carrots

1/2 cup

sliced celery

1/2 cup

chicken broth

4 cups

soy sauce

2 tablespoons

rice vinegar

2 tablespoons

chili sauce

2 tablespoons


1 tablespoon

cold water

1/4 cup

chopped green onions

2 tablespoons

chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 1 minute.

Step 2:

Add mushrooms, bamboo shoots, carrots, and celery and cook for 3 minutes.

Step 3:

Add chicken broth, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and chili sauce and bring to a boil.

Step 4:

Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 5:

In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and cold water until smooth.

Step 6:

Slowly add cornstarch mixture to the soup, stirring constantly.

Step 7:

Simmer for an additional 5 minutes, or until soup has thickened.

Step 8:

Remove from heat and stir in green onions and cilantro.

Step 9:

Serve hot. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10954 users have chowed down on Hot and Sour Soup a whopping 14837 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Indore, Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Hot and Sour Soup like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Hot and Sour Soup, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Hot and Sour Soup is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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