Chi Tan T'ang (Egg Drop Soup)

Chi Tan T'ang (Egg Drop Soup)


"The best egg drop soup I've ever had!!! Reheats well in microwave."


20 m servings 62 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 62 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 94 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1872 mg
  • 75%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, dissolve bouillon in hot water. Mix cornstarch with a small amount of water, and stir into bouillon. Add soy sauce, vinegar, and green onion. Bring to a boil, then simmer, stirring occasionally. Gradually pour the beaten eggs into the saucepan while stirring. Serve at once.
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  1. 141 Ratings


Excellent. Quick and easy to make and delicious. I'm a Chinese food nut, having eaten at hundreds of Chinese food restaurants through the years. This recipe ranks right up there with the best...

This soup was souperb! I only used 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and two of vinegar, added tofu, and it was GREAT! Definetely better than restaraunt style. I loved how easy it was, too. I will m...

I am an EGG Drop Soup NUT! I think this is a very good recipe considering I am pretty picky! I am not much of a soy sauce fan....but I think this is pretty good. I did cut back on the full am...

Very simple recipe makes an impressive soup. I've found that using only egg whites makes a better "swirl".

This soup is really good. i made a few changes and substitutions and it was excellent. First, I prepared the boullion in the morning and let it sit most of the day. I substituted cooking sher...

Very salty, too much soy sauce and you could taste the vinigar. Family thought the same.

I like using Beef Bullion instead!

super easy and pretty good. after reading reviews I used low sodium canned chicken broth, low sodium soy sauce and cut the vinegar by 1/2. Used egg beaters. will make again.

This is quick and easy, but can be overly salty. I use low Soium soy sauce and cut back on the quantity.