Super Quick Hot & Sour Soup
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 package chicken flavored Ramen noodles (or your favorite flavor)
  • 2 C water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 Lemon Drop Chili (or a hot chili of your choice)
  • 2 TBLS rice vinegar
  • about 1/2 in of ginger root
  • Optional:
  • 1 or 2 shitake mushrooms, sliced into strips
  • sliced chicken or pork.
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cut your chili into 5 pieces. The smaller you cut it, the hotter it will be.
  2. Grate the ginger root, about 1/2in (more or less to your liking)
  3. Cut up your green onion.
  4. Bring two cups of water to a boil
  5. Toss in your noodle block.
  6. When it starts to soften up, flip it over and crack your egg on top of it.
  7. Gently stir it around while breaking up noodles.
  8. Add season packet from Ramen and stir.
  9. If you're adding mushrooms or meat, add it now.
  10. Add grated ginger root
  11. Then add rice vinegar and stir.
  12. Add chili, stir again and pour it into a big soup/noodle bowl.
  13. Sprinkle green onions on top.
  14. Enjoy!!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is something I tweaked based on what Jon (Hector) was making over Labor Day weekend. It's soooo good. My daughter wants to have it almost every night! It's really easy too!