Hot and Sour Soup recipe - the classic Szechuan recipe for hot and sour soup.

Hot and sour soup
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:271
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th January 2013

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Lovely fragrance


The Chinese mushrooms smell so authentic Jerry


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  1. Soak the mushrooms in boiled water for 20 minutes, squeeze excess water, remove stalks and slice thinly
  2. Shred the cooked meat and bamboo shoots
  3. Beat the eggs
  4. Mix together the thickening ingredients
  5. Heat the stock in a large pan
  6. Add everything but the eggs and thickening, bring to the boil, cover simmer for 5 minutes
  7. Pour in the thickening and stir until the consistency changes
  8. Stir the soup so it rotates and gradually pour the eggs into the soup in a thin stream

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