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egg drop soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Julia Ferguson
Greenwood, IN

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

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For egg drop soup

  • 1
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • pinch
    of sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1 sm
    scallion, minced
  • 2 tsp
    finely chopped chives

How To Make egg drop soup

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