Egg Drop Soup (Better than Restaurant Quality!)

Egg Drop Soup (Better than Restaurant Quality!)

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup

After many many trips to different Chinese restaurants looking for a good bowl of egg drop soup, I decided to take it upon myself to create what I feel is the ultimate in egg drop soup. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Servings per recipe: 1
Calories per serving: 112
Preparation time: 5m
Total cooking time: 10m


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons water (optional)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 drop yellow food coloring (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper (optional)


  • 1   In a small saucepan, combine the chicken broth, soy sauce and sesame oil. Bring to a boil. Stir together the cornstarch and water to dissolve cornstarch; pour into the boiling broth. Stir gently while you pour in the egg and yellow food coloring if using. Season with chives, salt and pepper before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 6.7g 10%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 191mg 64%
Sodium 1396mg 56%
Potassium 74mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 4.8g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
Protein 7.5g 15%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 287IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 31mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 8mg  
Folate 25mcg