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Slow Cooker Hot And Sour Soup

This Slow Cooker Hot And Sour Soup is incredibly flavorful and so easy to make.
Categories Appetizer, Chinese, Clean Eating, Slow Cooker, Soup
Difficulty Easy
Keyword crock pot hot and sour soup, crockpot hot and sour soup, slow cooker chinese soup recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 206 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 6 cremini mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 3 oz pork shoulder or loin thinly sliced
  • 1 can bamboo shoots 8-ounce, drained and thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces extra firm tofu drained and sliced in 1/4-inch strips
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar plus more to taste
  • 1 to 2 dried red chili peppers
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce plus more to taste*
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame seed oil
  • 4-6 green onions sliced


  1. In the bowl of a slow cooker, add the thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms and cremini mushrooms, low sodium chicken broth, thinly sliced bamboo shoots, thinly sliced pork loin, sliced extra firm tofu, chili sauce, dried red chili peppers, minced garlic, minced fresh ginger, rice vinegar, low sodium soy sauce and coconut sugar, and stir to combine.
  2. Cover the crock pot and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 5-6 hours.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine arrowroot starch with 2 tablespoons water and stir to mix well.
  4. Add this mixture to the slow cooker and stir well, then cover again for 10 minutes, or until the soup has thickened.
  5. Then, slowly pour in the beaten eggs in a thin stream while stirring the soup, and then stir in the toasted sesame oil.
  6. To serve, ladle the soup into a bowl and top with green onions.

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Recipe Notes

* For Gluten-Free option, use coconut aminos or liquid aminos.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Hot And Sour Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 206 Calories from Fat 91
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.1g16%
Saturated Fat 2.3g12%
Cholesterol 63.6mg21%
Sodium 698.7mg29%
Carbohydrates 14.1g5%
Fiber 2.8g11%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 17.4g35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.