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Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Make this easy and delicious popular Indo-Chinese Hot and Sour Soup at home now. No need for Chinese takeout anymore!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Chinese, Indian, Indo-Chinese, Pakistani
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 153kcal


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic chopped finely
  • 1/2 tablespoon ginger chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup green onion chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup carrot julienned
  • 1/2 cup cabbage julienned
  • 1/2 cup green capsicum or bell pepper julienned
  • 1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • 2 chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 4 cups water
  • 2-3 tablespoons sriracha sauce
  • 3-4 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar or rice vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoon cornflour + 1/4 cup water mixed to make a cornflour slurry
  • 1 egg lightly whisked


Heat oil in a large pot and add the ginger & garlic, and fry for a few seconds on high heat. Now add all the vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes on high heat while stirring continuously. Add the shredded chicken and cook for another minute or two. Now add the water, sriracha sauce, dark soy sauce and white vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Bring the soup to a boiling point, and add the cornflour slurry, and stir continuously until the soup becomes thick and reaches a consistency to your liking. Now slowly add the whisked egg, stirring continuously, forming rivulets. Serve immediately.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 734mg | Potassium: 417mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1932IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg