Egg Drop Soup

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Tyson Hurt

I came up with this recipe due to the lack of a Chinese restaurant for 20 miles from here. When I served this to a Vietnamese friend, she said that it came very close to that which she makes. Hers included a bit of soy sauce.

Top Review by Suzy_Q

I made this awhile ago but never rated it. I loved this simple recipe. Most of 'zaars egg drop soup recipes get too crazy with the ingredients! The ginger is the key as it adds a delicate flavor without overpowering. I loved the method of just simmering the chunk of ginger and then removing it. All the other recipes used grated but I liked the texture smooth with nothing floating around. I used vegetarian chicken broth and simmer fresh onion with the ginger instead of the flakes. I skipped the dried parsley as it doesn't add flavor. I also increased the number of eggs as I like a lot. Great texture and perfect for a sore throat. Can't wait to make it again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil ginger, parsley, and onion in broth for 5 minutes.
  2. Mix cornstarch with a little water, and add to broth.
  3. Heat until slightly thickened.
  4. Remove ginger and discard.
  5. Remove from heat and slowly pour egg into broth while stirring.
  6. Enjoy!

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