Easy Hot and Sour Soup
This easy Chinese hot and sour soup is packed with flavors from minced pork, tofu, shiitake mushrooms, bamboo shoots, fresh chili pepper, honey and rice vinegar. It’s easy to make and substantial enough to make a great main course.
hot and sour soup
minced pork chops
bamboo shoots out of a can,
sliced into strips
seeds and ribs removed and thinly sliced
cut into 1-inch cubes
crushed red pepper flakes,
more if you like it spicier
Heat the oil on high heat in a pan until shimmering.
Add the meat and fry until starting to brown.
Add bamboo shoots, chili pepper, green onion and shiitake and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the soy sauce and cook for another minute.
Add the broth and bring to a boil.
Add the tofu, then stir in the honey and the vinegar (start with 2 teaspoons of vinegar, then add more to taste).
Mix the corn starch with just enough water to dissolve it (a few drops), then stir it into the soup.
Pour the beaten egg into a container with a long spout, then stir the soup with one hand and pour the egg into it with the other.
Stir in the red pepper flakes and serve the soup hot.
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