Chinese Hot and
Sour Soup


  • 1/3 Cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 Cup black wood ear mushrooms
  • 2/3 Cup Tofu Cubes
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced BBQ Pork
  • 2.5 Cup of Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Sesame Seed Oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of White Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 1.5 Cups of Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon of Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Corn Starch
  • 2 Tablespoon of water
  • 1/4 Cup of green onions


Step 1 - Making the Soup

  • In a wok add chicken broth and wait for it to boil.
  • Next add salt, sugar, sesame seed oil, white pepper, hot pepper sauce, vinegar and soy sauce and stir for few seconds.
  • Add Tofu, mushrooms, black wood ear mushrooms to the wok.
  • To thicken the sauce, whisk together 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch and 2 Tablespoon of water in a bowl and slowly add to your soup until it's the right thickness.
  • Next add 1 egg slightly beaten with a knife or fork and add it to the soup and stir for 8 seconds
  • Serve the soup in a bowl and add the bbq pork and sliced green onions on top.