Effortless Egg Drop Soup

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Updated September 10, 2018
Effortless Egg Drop Soup
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
10 Min

Next time everybody's in the mood for Chinese take-out, surprise 'em with this homemade version of Effortless Egg Drop Soup instead. Our version is made with lighter ingredients, but we don't sacrifice any of that restaurant-style taste! It's so good, everyone will think you ordered in! 

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

What to Do

  1. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup chicken broth and the cornstarch; mix well and set aside.
  2. In a soup pot, combine the remaining chicken broth, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger; bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to low; stir in the cornstarch mixture until the soup is thickened.
  4. Slowly stir in the beaten eggs to form egg strands, and add scallions. Ladle into soup bowls, and serve.

Test Kitchen Tip

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 78
  • Calories from Fat 24
  • Total Fat 2.6g 4 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.8g 4 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 6.8g 14 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 47mg 16 %
  • Sodium 242mg 10 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 7.9g 3 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1 %
  • Sugars 0.6g 0 %
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