Oriental Spicy and Sour Soup

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Oriental Spicy and Sour Soup could be a light meal in itself, full of peppers, snow peas, water chestnuts, green onions, and tofu. Seasoned with sesame oil, red pepper flakes, and soy sauce, and lightly thickened with cornstarch.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onion; stir-fry about 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth, vegetable stock, and soy sauce. Bring to boiling. Lower heat; simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir together vinegar, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, cornstarch, water, and sesame oil in a small bowl until smooth. Add to soup with fresh snow peas (if using); cook for about 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly.
  • Add tofu, frozen snow peas (if using), and water chestnuts. Gently heat through.