Traditional Egg Drop Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 4 servings
The ingredients:
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • ½ inch slice fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper (can substitute black pepper) 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 green onions, finely sliced
  1. In a large saucepan, bring the chicken broth, ginger and soy sauce to a boil over medium heat. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Reduce heat to a low simmer. Drizzle beaten egg into hot broth, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat, stir in green onions, and serve immediately.
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