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Homemade Egg Drop Soup Recipe (One Pot Meal)

One Pot Egg Drop Soup

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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! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword 30 minute meal, chinese soup, homemade
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 70
Author Abeer

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • In a large nonstick pot, add broth, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Add dissolved cornstarch slurry and mix.
  • Lower the heat to medium. 
  • Add the beaten eggs slowly and gently stir to make ribbons of cooked egg. 
  • Add green onions, sesame oil (optional) and mix. 
  • Turn off heat and serve immediately. 

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Tastes best when served immediately and I don't recommend reheating leftovers. If you really must, you can store leftover soup in a sealed container in the fridge for 1 day and heat in the microwave but the texture will not be the same and silky smooth. 

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1144mg | Potassium: 244mg | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg