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Hot and Sour Chicken Soup

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“Cold enough for you? Warm up with this hot and sour chicken soup! I make this when I want something light but very tasty.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring stock to the boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add garlic, lemongrass, three-quarters of the chili and half the lime leaves.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add chicken. Simmer, uncovered, turning chicken occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through. Transfer chicken to a plate. Allow to cool slightly. Shred chicken and set aside.
  3. Strain stock mixture into a large heatproof jug or bowl. Return strained stock to saucepan.
  4. Bring stock to the boil over medium-high heat. Add fish sauce, sugar, 2 tablespoons lime juice and remaining chilli to soup. Stir in 1/2 cup cilantro.
  5. Divide chicken between serving bowls. Ladle over boiling soup. Top with remaining cilantro and lime leaves. Serve with lime.

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