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Egg Drop Soup

Easy 10 Minute Egg Drop Soup recipe loaded with flavors.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Healthy Recipes, Soup Recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 135kcal
Author: Darcey Olson
Cost: $2


  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1.5 tbsp Cornstarch or Arrowroot
  • 4 cup High Quality Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 6 in Stalks Green Onions Divided in half


  • Add the eggs and egg white to a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • Take 3/4 cup of chicken broth and add the cornstarch. Stir until combined and set aside.
  • Pour the balance of the broth into a stockpot and add the garlic salt, ginger, black pepper and green onions. Stir to combine and bring to a rapid boil.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the boiling broth and stir for 1-2 minutes to thicken.
  • Bring the broth back to a rolling boil and gently stir in a clockwise direction using a wooden spoon or plastic spatula (non slotted). Gently pour the egg mixture into the broth while continuing to stir in a clockwise direction.
  • Slowly stir for about 30 seconds. Eggs should cook almost immediately.
  • Divide into 4 bowls and top with green onions.
  • Enjoy immediately.


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Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 533mg | Potassium: 307mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 164IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg