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Hot & Sour Soup

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Learn how to make easy and quick Asian hot & sour soup in just 20 minutes, with no strange ingredients and fantastic flavor.


  • 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 14-ounce package water-packed extra firm tofu, drained
  • 1 cup mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup bamboo shoots (usually found canned), cut into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Lightly Dried Cilantro (or Lightly Dried Chives)
  • 4 tablespoons cold water + 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • Instructions

  • Chop tofu into cubes and set aside.
  • In a large pot combine broth, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper flakes and bring to a boil. Stir in tofu, mushrooms, and bamboo shoots and reduce heat to medium-low.
  • Stir together cold water and corn starch until dissolved. Pour into pot and stir until soup thickens. Cook 5-10 minutes longer. Garnish with dried cilantro or chives and serve immediately.
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