Shanghai Egg Drop Soup

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Beth Renzetti

By
@elmotoo

Easy Chinese Recipes by Bee Yinn Low

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 as part of a multi course meal
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Shanghai Egg Drop Soup

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.

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About Shanghai Egg Drop Soup

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




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