Egg Drop Soup

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Egg Drop Soup is a comforting and simple Chinese soup made with a flavorful broth and delicate strands of the beaten egg. It’s light, nourishing, and perfect for any time of the year.

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 20 mins
Cooking Temp: 100  °C Calories: 70


This Egg Drop Soup recipe is incredibly easy to make and requires just a few basic ingredients. It's a cozy and satisfying soup that can be enjoyed as a starter or a light meal on its own.



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  1. In a pot, bring the chicken or vegetable broth to a gentle boil over medium heat.

  2. While the broth is heating, whisk the eggs in a bowl until they are well combined.

  3. Once the broth is boiling, slowly pour the beaten eggs into the pot while stirring the broth gently with a fork or whisk.

  4. Let the soup cook for another 1-2 minutes until the eggs are fully cooked and form delicate strands in the broth.

  5. Stir in the sliced green onions, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve the Egg Drop Soup hot, garnished with extra green onions if desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 70kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g5%
Sodium 800mg34%
Total Carbohydrate 6g2%
Protein 5g10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


  • Be sure to pour the beaten eggs into the broth slowly and in a steady stream to create thin, delicate strands of egg in the soup.
  • You can customize this soup by adding ingredients like cooked shrimp, shredded chicken, tofu, or vegetables like mushrooms or spinach. Just add them to the broth before adding the beaten eggs.


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Keywords: Egg Drop Soup, Chinese, Comfort Food, Quick, Easy

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