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Chinese Hot and Sour Soup (South Beach Phase 1) | dietplan-101.com

This Chinese Hot and Sour Soup is a lean, mean, flavor-packed machine. It’s full of Asian veggies that are cooked in a delicious broth with a spicy kick. Grab a bowl and drown your hunger pangs in this quick soup recipe that won’t leave you feeling heavy or bloated afterward!

What is hot and sour soup?

Hot and sour soup is a Chinese recipe that has been around for hundreds of years. It’s a blend of meat, mushrooms, and other ingredients that give the soup its distinct flavor. Hot and sour soup is also known as egg drop soup because it contains eggs.

Hot and sour soup is made with different types of meats such as chicken or beef. It can also be made with pork or tofu. The broth is flavored with soy sauce, rice vinegar or lemon juice, ginger root and chili peppers depending on which type of hot and sour soup you make.

If you’re looking for a recipe to make Chinese hot and sour soup, then look no further! We’ve got all of the ingredients you need right here. Your favorite Chinese takeout soup is just a few steps away.

Follow this recipe and learn how to make this easy Chinese hot and sour soup. This healthy soup recipe is also South Beach Diet Phase 1 friendly.

Yields: 5 servings

Hot, Sour and Nourishing! This healthy hot and sour soup will be your new favorite comfort food.


Ingredients:

  • 5 cups unsalted fat-free chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushroom
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 4 oz (113 g) cooked chicken breast strips
  • 1/3 cup canned bamboo shoots (cut into strips)
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup less sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce (or to taste)
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallion
  • 1/3 cup fresh snow pea pods
  • 1 egg white (or whole egg) (lightly beaten)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • some chopped scallion (for garnishing)
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Instructions:

  1. Combine chicken broth, mushroom, and ginger in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Add in chicken strips, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add in bamboo shoots and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add in vinegar, soy sauce, and hot sauce, and bring to the boil again.
  5. Add in scallion and snow peas and cook for another minute.
  6. Off the heat, then stir in the beaten egg slowly.
  7. Season to taste with pepper and garnish with extra chopped scallion.
  8. Serve hot.
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Chinese Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

This Chinese Hot and Sour Soup is a lean, mean, flavor-packed machine. It’s full of Asian veggies that are cooked in a delicious broth with a spicy kick.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 5
Calories 85 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 5 cups unsalted fat-free chicken broth
  • ½ cup sliced mushroom
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 4 oz 113 g cooked chicken breast strips
  • cup canned bamboo shoots cut into strips
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup less sodium soy sauce
  • ½ tsp hot sauce or to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped scallion
  • cup fresh snow pea pods
  • 1 egg white or whole egg (lightly beaten)
  • pepper to taste
  • some chopped scallion for garnishing

Instructions
 

  • Combine chicken broth, mushroom, and ginger in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Add in chicken strips, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add in bamboo shoots and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Add in vinegar, soy sauce, and hot sauce, and bring to the boil again.
  • Add in scallion and snow peas and cook for another minute.
  • Off the heat, then stir in the beaten egg slowly.
  • Season to taste with pepper and garnish with extra chopped scallion, serve hot.

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Nutrition

Calories: 85kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 12gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 768mgPotassium: 389mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 130IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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