Hot And Sour Vegetable Soup

Assorted vegetable soup seasoned with Chinese sauces

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Hot And Sour Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredients Bamboo shoots, Carrots
Cuisine Chinese
Course Soups
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Hot And Sour Vegetable Soup

  • 1 slices Bamboo shoots chopped
  • 1/2 medium Carrots finely chopped
  • 1/4 small Cabbage finely chopped
  • 2 Button mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1/2 Green capsicum finely chopped
  • 4-6 French beans finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece Ginger finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 inch sticks Celery finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon White pepper powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon MSG
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Green chilli sauce
  • 4-5 cups Vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoons Vinegar
  • 1 Spring onion green finely chopped


  1. Boil the bamboo shoot slice in a little water for three to four minutes. Drain all the water away. Cool and finely chop. Mix the cornflour with quarter cup of water and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or a saucepan, add the onion, ginger and garlic and sauté briefly. Add the celery, bamboo shoot, carrot, cabbage, mushrooms, capsicum and French beans.