What Are Some Easy Egg Drop Soup Recipes?

What Are Some Easy Egg Drop Soup Recipes?

Food Network has simple and easy to follow recipes for egg drop soup. Tyler Florence makes a classic version of this recipe, while the magazine adds chicken for extra protein.

To make Tyler Florence's recipe, add 4 cups chicken stock, 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger and 1 tablespoon soy sauce to a pot, and bring to a boil. In a small cup, combine 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 2 tablespoon chicken stock. Stir until the cornstarch is dissolved. Pour the mixture into the stock while stirring, until thickened. Reduce the heat, and pour in 2 lightly beaten eggs while stirring the soup in one direction. Turn off the heat, and add 2 chopped green onions. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.

To make the magazine's recipe, boil 4 cups chicken broth, one 1-inch piece thinly sliced of ginger and 4 chopped scallions. Simmer for 20 minutes, and remove from heat. Strain into a large bowl, and return the broth to the pot. Toss 1/2 pound cubed skinless, boneless chicken breasts with 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil, 4 tablespoons cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon white pepper. Dissolve 3 tablespoons cornstarch in 1/4 cup water. Add the mixture to the broth, and cook for 4 minutes. Add the chicken and simmer for one to two minutes. Drizzle 3 well beaten eggs into the soup, and stir in 1 small bunch watercress.