Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy hot and sour soup recipe? Learn how to make hot and sour soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by becrun

Makes 4 servings



lower sodium version of cooking light recipe

Recipe Ingredients for hot and sour soup

5 shiitake mushrooms
32 ounces organic low-sodium chicken broth
2 1/4 cups water
1 tbsp ginger root, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
8 ounces organic firm tofu
2 1/2 tbsp corn starch
4 large egg whites
1/2 cup green onion, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, minced
1 tsp sesame oil

Recipe Directions for hot and sour soup

  1. Thinly slice mushrooms; set aside.

  2. Combine broth, 2 cups water, ginger, and garlic in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Add mushrooms. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add vinegar, soy sauce, pepper, and tofu; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.

  3. Combine remaining 1/4 cup water and cornstarch, stirring with a whisk. Stir cornstarch mixture into broth mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 3 minutes or until soup thickens slightly, stirring frequently. Slowly pour egg whites into broth mixture in a steady stream, stirring constantly but gently with a wooden spoon. Remove from heat; stir in onions, cilantro, and sesame oil. Drizzle with chili oil, if desired.

  4. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 571.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
169
Calories from Fat
37
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.1g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
452mg
19%
Potassium
208mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
22.3g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
11.9g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 9% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in pantothenic acid
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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