Egg Drop Soup

Total Time
10 mins
25 mins

This is one of the most popular Chinese Soups and it's EXTREMELY EASY to make.

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  1. Bring the 4 cups of chicken stock, grated ginger, sesame oil& soy sauce to a boil.
  2. In a small cup, make a slurry by combining the cornstarch& 2 tablespoons of chicken stock.
  3. Stir until dissolved.
  4. Slowly pour the cornstarch slurry into the stock& stir until thickened.
  5. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Pour in the eggs slowly while continuously stirring the soup in the same direction with either a fork or a single chopstick.
  7. The egg will spread& feather.
  8. Turn off the heat& add the scallions.
  9. Lightly season to taste with salt& white pepper& serve immediately.
  10. I like to garnish the soup with wide, crisp Chinese noodles.