Hot and Sour Soup

The Best Soup Ever

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Hot and Sour Soup

About the Soup

Hot and Sour Soup has a spicy and sour chicken broth base with chicken, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, carrots, egg and tofu. To make it you would need 1 can of chicken broth, half a pot of water, 1 ladle of black vinegar, crushed red pepper, salt, pepper, oyster sauce, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, carrots, 2 beaten eggs, tofu, chicken, dark soy sauce and cornstarch to thicken broth. Add the chicken broth to the water add in the salt, pepper, crushed red pepper, oyster sauce, dark soy sauce and cornstarch to thicken the broth(as much as desired). Then add in 1 ladle of black vinegar. Pour the eggs in slowly while stirring. After that add in the tofu, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, chicken and carrots. Then cover and wait until the chicken and vegetables are cooked. When they are you are ready to eat.

Dot Wo Garden

Dot Wo Garden: You can buy Hot and Sour Soup here

Dot Wo Garden is located at 6161 North May Avenue,OKC. It costs $2 for 1 cup of soup.

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