Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup Recipe

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Julia Ferguson

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@judyjellybean

This is a simple and easy soup to prepare. Great when trying to eat light or a nice appetizer soup. Also great when not feeling well, and a hot bowl of brothy soup is all you want.
This recipe came from a pamphlet style cookbook titled "Chinese Cookery" 1973

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
egg
1/2 tsp
water
3 c
chicken broth
pinch
of sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
sesame oil
1 small
scallion, minced
2 tsp
finely chopped chives

How to Make Egg Drop Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a small bowl, beat the egg with the water.
  • 2Bring chicken broth to a simmer and add the sugar, salt and sesame oil.
  • 3Stirring constantly, add the egg to the simmering broth.
    As you stir, the egg will form strings.
  • 4Stir in the scallion and remove from the heat.
    Serve in individual bowls and garnish with chives.

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About Egg Drop Soup

Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Wheat Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy