Hot And Sour Soup

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Hot and sour soup is a nutritious and taste bud tingling Chinese soup, perfect for a cold winter night. As the name suggests the soup has ingredients that make it spicy and sour.
3.90 from 12 votes
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Recipe Cuisine Type: Chinese
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger minced
  • 1/4 cup Green Peas finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Carrot finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Corn frozen
  • 1/4 cup Green Beans finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cauliflower finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1 large Mushroom thinly sliced
  • 3 cubes Vegetable Stock
  • to Soy Sauce taste
  • to red chilli sauce taste
  • to Black Pepper taste
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar or to taste
  • a tbsp Corn Starch or water mixed with little cold water
  • 1/2 cup Spring Onions finely chopped


  • Chop all the vegetables and keep ready.
  • Heat oil in a medium sized pot. Add ginger and garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add corn, green beans, peas, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add vegetable stock cubes, 2 cups of water, salt and black pepper. Bring mixture to a boil and simmer.
  • Add mushrooms, 1/2 of the spring onions, chili sauce, soy sauce and vinegar and bring to a boil. Mix 2-3 tbsp water with the corn starch and add it to the soup, bring to a boil. Garnish with spring onions and serve hot!

Recipe Notes

  • Corn Starch is a thickener. Use depending on the consistency you prefer.
  • You can tweek the recipe as per your taste. 
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