Japanese Egg Soup With Peas (Tamago to Kinusaya No Suimono)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by littleturtle

Tasty egg drop soup. Nice for a first course.

Top Review by forthefunofit

This was good. A very quick and easy recipe with nice flavour. I added diced ham and 1/2 tsp. black pepper. It turned out well. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 cups chicken stock or 6 cups dashi
  • 1 14 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons shoyu or 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 1 cup frozen peas (5 oz)
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten


  1. Bring the stock to a boil with the salt & soy sauce.
  2. Add all peas and cook until tender, but still bright green & crisp (1 minute).
  3. Stir soup clockwise; add the eggs, then stir soup counterclockwise.
  4. Serve as soon as the eggs have set.

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