Easy Chinese Chicken and Corn Soup

"a very quick and easy soup perfect for a Sunday night dinner. One I found in the Sunday Life magazine in The Age newspaper."
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  • Bring the stock to the boil in a large saucepan(depending on your taste or needs you may wish to substitute some of the stock for water).
  • Add chicken breast fillet to the stock, turn the heat off and cover the pain with a lid for 15 minutes.
  • Remove chicken breast from the stock and leave to cool for a few minutes then shred.
  • Add corn to stock and bring to the boil over a medium heat.
  • Combine soy sauce and cornflour into a paste then stir into the soup to thicken slightly.
  • Add shredded chicken to soup.
  • Slowly pour beaten eggs into the soup in a steady stream, stirring constantly with a fork.
  • Serve topped with the sliced spring onions and enjoy!
  • NB: Cooking time includes the 15 minutes for "poaching" the chicken breast.

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  1. Took no time to make, very simply but tasty and delicious. A great family recipe.
  2. Made this with Daughter-in-law for family dinner tonight was awesome and very easy.
  3. Love this recipe! So simple and delicious. I followed it to the tee and it's perfect!
  4. Great recipe. Delicious and certainly easy. I made this as written and it turned out fabulous. Definitely a keeper. Thanks for posting.
  5. Just finished a delicious soup based on this recipe. I used homemade stock and added garlic, ginger and fresh turmeric by sautéing these before I added the stock. I also included a few fresh peas, blanched, to add colour at service. Yum; I'll be making this again.


  1. 4 garlic cloves, crushed, thumb grated ginger, big thumb fresh grated turmeric, sauté before adding stock to release flavours.
  2. 500/600g of chicken thighs instead of breast, as it is a juicier piece. 1x fresh red chilli or chilli flakes.


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