Asian Hot and Sour Soup

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Appetizers, Bowls, Main Course, Soups
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 210.09 kcal


  • Stove


  • 2 cups seitan diced small
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 6 cups vegetable broth ***Click on our Homemade Vegetable Broth link
  • 1/2 head Napa cabbage shredded
  • 3/4 cup shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 8 oz bamboo shoots canned, drained
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp red pepper flakes crushed
  • 1/8 tsp salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 green onions sliced


  • In a medium skillet, brown seitan in the olive oil for about 3 minutes or until cooked. Reduce heat to low and add hot sauce. Stir well. Cook for another minute, then remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large stock pot, add vegetable broth, cabbage, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, soy sauce, vinegar, red pepper flakes, and salt. Cover and bring to a low simmer for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water until smooth. Slowly stir into soup mixture. Continue to stir until soup has thickened.
  • Pour into serving bowls and top with green onions.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Asian Hot and Sour Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 210.09 Calories from Fat 49
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.43g8%
Saturated Fat 0.55g3%
Sodium 713.94mg31%
Potassium 567.73mg16%
Carbohydrates 22.73g8%
Fiber 5.28g22%
Sugar 10.32g11%
Protein 20.25g41%
Vitamin A 1238.17IU25%
Vitamin B1 0.09mg6%
Vitamin B2 0.12mg7%
Vitamin B3 1.15mg6%
Vitamin B5 0.44mg4%
Vitamin B6 0.47mg24%
Vitamin C 59.58mg72%
Vitamin D 0.05µg0%
Vitamin E 0.89mg6%
Vitamin K 63.85µg61%
Calcium 93.91mg9%
Copper 0.08mg4%
Folate 38.66µg10%
Iron 9.98mg55%
Manganese 0.44mg22%
Magnesium 31.4mg8%
Phosphorus 82.08mg8%
Selenium 2.09µg3%
Zinc 0.77mg5%
Ess-Methionine 26.55mg
Ess-Tryptophan 23.12mg
Ess-Threonine 78.56mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 77.76mg
Ess-Arginine 129.17mg
Ess-Lysine 106.09mg
Ess-Leucine 114.58mg
Ess-Isoleucine 76.26mg
Ess-Histidine 44.36mg
Ess-Valine 100.48mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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