Pick-Me-Up Egg Drop Soup
"I was not feeling well one evening and wanted soup. But I only had chicken broth and that sounded boring. I'd made egg drop soup before and thought that sounded perfect, so I started looking up recipes. Since I couldn't quite make any of the ones I found, I combined them to make this. It helped settle my stomach and was super easy to make. Garnish with crushed peanuts, chives, chili sauce, red pepper flakes, and lime wedges."
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Ingredients30 m servings 194
Original recipe yields 2 servings
- Combine chicken broth, soy sauce, and sesame oil together in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir udon pieces into broth and cook, stirring occasionally, until cooked through but are still firm to the bite, 10 to 12 minutes.
- Whisk water and cornstarch together in a bowl. Whisk cornstarch mixture into broth mixture until smooth and thickened slightly. Gradually pour in eggs, stirring gently and constantly, until eggs are wispy and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with sea salt and black pepper.
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- Cook's Note:
- Be careful to keep stirring the soup while you add the egg or it will clump up. Stir briskly if you're worried about this. Over-stirring is not as much of a problem as under stirring. I like to have wheat toast with this, since it is not very heavy.
Per Serving: 194 calories; 7.2 21 9.7 192 1594 Full nutrition
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This needed a lot more broth for us. Here is what I would do - either reduce the egg to 1 egg or increase / double the broth and seasonings. I added some white pepper which perked it up a bit. ...