Shanghai Egg Drop Soup

Beth Renzetti

By
@elmotoo

Easy Chinese Recipes by Bee Yinn Low

This is mild and refreshing, with the sweet tang of fresh tomatoes.


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Serves:

4 as part of a multi course meal

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
cornstarch
3 Tbsp
water
2 c
chicken broth
1 c
water
1/2
tomato, diced
3 dash(es)
white pepper
1/2 tsp
salt, or to taste
2
eggs, lightly beaten

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, mix the corn starch with the water. Stir to blend well. Set aside.
2
Bring to boil the chicken broth and water in a pot. Add the tomato, white pepper, salt, and thicken the soup with the corn starch mixture. Stir the soup with a ladle and turn off the heat.
3
Swirl the beaten eggs into the soup and immediately stir around for three times with a pair of chopsticks. Cover the pot with its lid for 2 minutes. The eggs should be cooked and form into silken threads. Dish out into individual serving bowls and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #chinese