Hot-and-Sour Soup with Shrimp

Preparation info
  • Makes


    adult portions
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Madhouse Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for the Busy Family Kitchen

By Jo Pratt

Published 2013

  • About

This light and flavorsome soup really has the wow factor—but the wonderful reality is that it’s amazingly easy to make. If you want a change from shrimp, try using sliced chicken or tofu instead.


  • 7 ounces shelled jumbo shrimp
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • teas


  1. Put the shrimp in a small nonmetallic bowl and stir in the salt and ½ teaspoon of the sugar. This will really bring out their flavor. Break the noodles into about 2-inch-long pieces and soak them in hot water a couple minutes to soften. (You can get all the ingredients ready a