Hot Sour Egg Drop Soup

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Combination of two soups.

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  • add   1 pkg sliced shitake mushrooms
  • add   1 green onion sliced on diagonal (save 1/2 tsp for garnish)
  • add   2 cans chicken broth
  • add   1/2 to 2 Tbs. Asian hot sauce
  • add   3 Tbs. soy sauce
  • add   3 to 6 Tbs. Apple Cider vinegar (depending on how sour you like your soup)
  • add   Pinch black pepper
  • add   1 well beaten egg mixed with 1 tsp. water
  • add   1 Tbs. cornstarch mixed with 1 Tbs. water


  1. In medium sized pot, bring broth with mushrooms and green onion to a boil. Let boil 3 minutes.
  2. Turn down to a simmer and stir in hot sauce, soy sauce and vinegar.
  3. Add pepper and while stirring, drizzle in your egg mixture.
  4. Stir in cornstarch mixture and cook 2 minutes until slightly thickened.
  5. Pour into bowls, top with green onion and/or optional cilantro leaves for garnish and enjoy!

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