Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup

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"This is great on a dreary day, or when your feeling a little under the weather"


20 m servings 84 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 84 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1482 mg
  • 59%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat chicken broth and green onions in a large pot over medium-high heat. Mix sugar, soy sauce, cornstarch, and 1/3 cup of cold water in a bowl until smooth. Reduce heat and stir soy sauce mixture in to the broth. Boil soup on high for 1 minute, then reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. Beat 3 eggs with 2 tablespoons of cold water. Using a fork, stir egg mixture in to soup and cook until eggs are opaque, about 2 minutes.
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  1. 82 Ratings


Made it almost exactly as written, however, instead of green onions, I used a couple shakes of minced onion, garlic powder, and ground ginger. It was marvelous! :)

This was a very good recipe, particularly considering how few ingredients are in it! I used one 32 oz. container of chicken broth and only 1 T of soy sauce. I also did not add water to the bea...

Oh my goodness! This was delicious :) I love egg drop soup, and this tasted almost exactly like the stuff you can get in a restaurant. I'd suggest using a wide-pronged fork to stir the egg if...

Really easy, which is what I needed while I'm ill. I started with homemade chicken broth and went from there. Next time I make this, I'll increase the cornstarch and decrease the soy sauce by ...

I gave this 5 stars! me and hubby just finished eating this recipe for dinner few mins ago with toasted bread.. its superb! im surprised with its simplicity but delicious taste... I followed th...

We also didn't have green onion and sauteed some onion instead. I will probably try the dry minced onion from other viewers as the sauteed onion was too powerful.

This was kick a**. Loved it. Added fresh mushrooms... :)

not what i was expecting. i was hoping it would taste more like the soup in chinese restaurants, and it was too soupy!

tasted just like resaraunt style!! I made healthy modifications by using low sodium chicken broth, omitted the sugar and cornstarch. I also added 2 more egg whites and 1/2 package extra firm tof...