Egg Drop Soup

Preparation info

  • Serves


    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

This humble and tasty soup, known for its silky egg finish, is a Chinese classic, even though it’s among the simplest soups in the world to make. My mother told me its Chinese name means “Egg Flowers Soup.” She ate this soup as a little girl growing up; their family cook would serve a huge bowl of it for the family meal, made with homemade chicken stock, fresh eggs from the family farm and green onions from their garden. The only trick is to be sure the stock is at a full, rolling boil as y