Sunday, January 23, 2011

Hot and Sour Soup

A bowl of piping hot soup is always a welcome starter to a meal in cold winters. Enjoy the winter with this tasty and healthy soup!

Hot and Sour Soup

*  Prep. Time :15 minutes
*  Cook. Time : 20 minutes
*  Serves : 2 - 3

  • 4 cup water
  • 125 gm chicken 
  • 1/2 cup carrots, grated 
  • 1/2 cup spring onions ( green leaves only ), chopped
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, finely sliced / chopped
  • 1 to 1 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper, ground 
  • 2 tbsp. vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. chilli sauce
  • 3 tbsp. corn flour  
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • Boil water in a pot. Add chicken and boil for 15 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from broth, remove bones and shred to get ( 1/2 cup ).
  • Bring broth to a boil. Stir in carrot, spring onions and cabbage.
  • Return to boiling, cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in salt, pepper, vinegar, soy sauce & chilli sauce.
  • Dissolve corn flour in little water. Slowly add it to the broth while stirring constantly.
  • Simmer for two minutes until soup is thickened. Remove from heat.
  • Pour beaten egg slowly, in a fine stream into soup, stirring constantly.
  • Check salt n pepper. Adjust sauces according to taste.
  • Serve hot.

Sending this to Dr. Sameena's event Soup Recipes

Thank you for stopping by! Enjoy!!! 


  1. Delicious and healthy soup, love it...

  2. Thank you Torview, Savitha and Treat & Trick for the visit & for your nice comments :)


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