Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

Make this restaurant favorite at home in your slow cooker. Nothing could be more simple!

Chinese Hot and Sour Soup


  • 8 cups (2 quarts) chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup canned bamboo shoot strips
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon crushed fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 square firm tofu, cubed
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions


  1. Pour chicken broth into a 5- to 8-quart slow cooker.
  2. Stir in soy sauce, rice vinegar, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, ginger, sriracha, white pepper, sugar and tofu.
  3. Cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.
  4. Stir in cilantro and green onions just before serving.
  5. Serve hot.

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