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Egg Drop Soup



A quick and easy comforting recipe with minimal ingredients this Egg Drop Soup is a healthy, tasty option made in under 15 minutes.Soup is one of our favorite things around here. There is just something super comforting about sitting down with a warm bowl of freshly made soup that is just awesome.

This Egg Drop Soup is one of those recipe that we make all year long. Whether we are feeling sick, wanting a quick and easy healthy dinner option or just because this is the soup we run to.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS:
With minimal ingredients and one pan, this soup whips up in under 15 minutes.
The flavor of this soup is neither overpowering or underwhelming, the flavors are strong enough to enjoy but tame enough to not be too much.
Using ingredients that are readily available with no “weird” additions make this egg drop soup recipe simple and tasty.

We regularly have themed nights in our house and we always pair this soup with some of our other ethnic favorites such as Potstickers, Sweet and Sour Chinese Chicken and our Shrimp Tempura Rolls.

This Egg Drop Soup recipe can either be a stand alone recipe or easily served alongside many different meals, we go either way.

Plus it is SUPER easy to whip up! Let me show you how!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 64kcal


Ingredients

4 cup chicken broth
1/2-1 tsp fresh grated ginger
1 Tbs soy sauce
2 Tbs water
2 Tbs cornstarch
2 eggs beaten
3 green onions chopped
Salt and pepper

Instructions

In pot on stove add your broth, ginger and soy sauce and bring to a boil.
Mix together your water and cornstarch and add to boiling broth and stir, reducing heat to medium.
Using a whisk slowly pour in your beaten eggs into your broth and stir clockwise until all eggs are added.
Whisk in (in the same direction) your chopped green onions, salt and pepper.


Notes

We use cornstarch as a thickener for this recipe, you do not need to thicken if you do not want to so you can absolutely skip that step.
Yes you can swap out ground ginger for fresh, reference the not above for measurements.
Some additions that people add to their egg drop soup is corn, peas, bok choy, spinach, tofu, etc.
You can swap out broths for this recipe some suggestions are using vegetable or bone broth.
Add a drizzle of sesame oil at the end of cooking for a more rich flavor.