Homemade Egg Drop Soup Recipe (One Pot Meal)

One Pot Egg Drop Soup

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Quick and easy egg drop soup recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot over stovetop in 20 minutes. A comforting soup better than Chinese restaurants! 

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: 30 minute meal, chinese soup, homemade
Calories: 70 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 4 cups Chicken broth Low sodium
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1/2-1 tsp Ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch Dissolved in 2 tbsp water
  • 2 Eggs Large, Beaten
  • 4-5 tbsp Green onions Roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil Optional


  1. In a large nonstick pot, add broth, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

  2. Add dissolved cornstarch slurry and mix.

  3. Lower the heat to medium. 

  4. Add the beaten eggs slowly and gently stir to make ribbons of cooked egg. 

  5. Add green onions, sesame oil (optional) and mix. 

  6. Turn off heat and serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Egg Drop Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 1144mg48%
Potassium 244mg7%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 180IU4%
Vitamin C 17.6mg21%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.