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Hot And Sour Soup Recipe


Soups are starters but i think that soups are a complete meal. It contains all ingredients like vegetables and chicken. The thing which i like most about soups are that you can have them at any time and in any season. I love soups and one of my favorite is hot and sour soup.

hot and sour soup

Ingredients Of Hot And Sour Soup

  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup boiled and shredded chicken
  • 1 cup boiled prawns, cut in small pieces
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Chinese salt
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 6 tbsp chili sauce
  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soya sauce
  • 2tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp oil


  • Cabbage, chopped as required
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • Green onion, chopped as required

Method Of Hot And Sour Soup

  • Heat the oil and fry garlic for 1 minute. Fry the prawns in it and then add chicken broth.
  • Add salt, white pepper, sugar and Chinese salt in it. Add chicken, vinegar, soya sauce, chili sauce and tomato ketchup in it, cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add all vegetables. Dissolve corn flour in cold water and then add it in soup. Stir continually to avoid lumps.
  • When soup start boiling then add eggs in end.
  • Serve hot.


  • mehfooz September 28, 2009, 11:31 pm

    hi neel j….. i try your hot and sour soup….yum yum…..mummy proud of me….. i was about to take life of mysef….soup change mind…..now i happy got to muree tmrw 🙂

  • mary December 20, 2010, 3:56 pm

    wow this is the best, restaurant quality soup you’ll ever find. I was a bit skeptical of the copious amounts of ketchup and only put in 4 TB which IMO was perfectly fine. This is definitely my go to recipe from now.

  • Dawood December 31, 2010, 7:00 am

    can someone kindly tell me for how many people are these ingredients

    • Neel December 31, 2010, 8:52 am

      4-5 people

  • ameera March 14, 2019, 9:23 am

    Hi, thank you for sharing the recipe. What is chicken broth?

    • Neel March 14, 2019, 9:32 am

      Chicken stock… Yakhni

      • Meena July 6, 2019, 11:59 am

        How to make chicken broth ?

        • Neel July 8, 2019, 6:03 pm

          boil chicken with a pot full of water, salt and green chilies. when chicken become tender on low flame then take out the chicken and use broth after straining.

  • Zareen April 27, 2020, 1:29 am

    Great recipe, I tried it, it was delicious! Thanks

  • JK June 7, 2020, 6:29 am

    Can we substitute chinese salt for normal salt?

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