Quick and Easy Hot & Sour Soup


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 281.3
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 94.4 mg
  • Sodium: 2,258.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 31.1 g

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Introduction

This is a recipe I made up "off-the-cuff" when I was craving some Hot and Sour soup. It's pretty good - you could add some hot pepper sauce if you like it fiery! This is a recipe I made up "off-the-cuff" when I was craving some Hot and Sour soup. It's pretty good - you could add some hot pepper sauce if you like it fiery!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 lbs chicken pieces (bone in)
    1 medium onion chopped
    3 medium-sized cloves of garlic chopped fine
    1 inch block of ginger chopped fine
    1 small can water chestnuts
    1 package fresh sliced white mushrooms (or one can pieces/stems)
    1 medium oyster mushroom chopped
    1 package tofu chopped small
    2 green onions chopped small
    1/2 cup soya sauce
    1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
    4 sm ice cube sized corriander
    2 egg whites
    1/2 cup cornstarch blended with water to thicken
    1 lime halved
    Salt to taste

Directions

* Fill a large pot with 2 quarts of water, and add chicken, onions, garlic and ginger.
* Bring to a boil and then cover and cook on low heat for an hour
* Remove chicken pieces
* Add water chestnuts, both types of mushrooms, tofu, and green onions as well as soya sauce and vinegar
* Cover and keep simmering for another hour
* As the soup is simmering, take the chicken off the bones and shred, then re-add to the soup
* Beat egg whites in a bowl, and while stirring the soup, slowly pour them in
* Drop in corriander and salt to taste
* Cook for another 15 mintues
* Again, while stirring, pour in cornstarch mixture to thicken. Prepare and add more constarch mixture if thicker consistency is desired
* As the soup simmers, squeeze in the juice of one lime.
Enjoy!
Makes 8-10 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user INSPIREDBYCHJ.

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