Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and sour soup has a wonderful aroma and a spicy kick. Shiitake mushrooms, ginger, and garlic make this is a great go-to soup to soothe a cold.

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Hot and Sour Soup

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 6 servings, 1½ cups each
Calories 140 kcal


  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 8 oz. shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. red chili paste (like sambal oelek)
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • ½ cup canned sliced bamboo shoots
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth
  • 14 oz. firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 6 fresh cilantro sprigs, leaves removed, stems discarded


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add garlic, ginger, chili paste, red pepper, and bamboo shoots; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes.

  4. Add soy sauce and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.

  5. Add tofu; cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

  6. Combine vinegar and cornstarch in a small bowl; mix until smooth.

  7. Add cornstarch mixture to soup; cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until soup thickens. Remove from heat.

  8. Slowly add egg to soup, stirring constantly, so that egg cooks and forms threads.

Nutrition Facts
Hot and Sour Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 473mg21%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Portion Fix Containers
1 Green
½ Red
1 tsp.

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