Eat well. Be well.

Health News, Recipes

Paleo Hot Sour Soup

Ingredients: Always choose organic when possible

  • 1/4 cup Tamari Sauce or Coconut Aminos
  • 2 Tbs Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tbs Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tbs Sriracha
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • Shitake mushrooms, about 10, sliced
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 6 oz Bamboo shoots (canned), sliced
  • 1/2 – 1 lb pork tenderloin, pasture-raised, sliced into thin strips
  • 7 cups chicken bone broth, divided
  • 3 Tbs arrowroot powder
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions for garnish


  1. In a small bowl mix: Tamari sauce, apple cider vinegar, sesame oil, Sriracha, honey, red pepper flakes, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder. Set aside.
  2. Heat butter in soup pot over medium heat. Add mushrooms, ginger, bamboo shoots and pork. Cook two minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add the Tamari sauce mixture and stir to combine.
  4. Add 6 cups of chicken broth to the pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, combine 1 cup chicken broth and 3 Tbs arrowroot powder. Whisk together and then add to the soup. Continue to cook until the soup thickens slightly.
  6. Whisk the two eggs together, then whisk the eggs into the soup.
  7. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed (sriracha, salt, or vinegar to increase the sour flavor)
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Serve with chopped green onion for garnish.