Egg Drop Soup Recipe


  • Egg Drop Soup4 cups of chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons of corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 green onions
  • 1/4 cup of sweet corn
  • salt
  • black pepper


  1. Whisk together the chicken broth, cornstarch, ground ginger, and garlic powder in a large pot until thoroughly combined with no lumps.
  2. Whisk together the eggs and egg whites in a measuring cup.
  3. Chop the green onions.
  4. Heat the chicken broth mixture over high heat until boiling. Stir occasionally.
  5. Remove the boiling chicken broth mixture from the heat.
  6. Slowly whisk in the egg mixture in a circular motion to create egg ribbons.
  7. Add the green onions and corn.
  8. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  9. Serve the egg drop soup hot.

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Egg Drop Soup © 2015 Heather Johnson


Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cats. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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