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Egg Drop Soup

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Soup
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: best egg drop soup recipe, Easy egg drop soup, homemade egg drop soup
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups chicken broth unsalted but you can use regular
  • 4 eggs light beaten
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pinch white pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch


  • Pour the broth into a medium size pot. Cook on high heat.
  • Add sesame oil, salt and pepper. Bring it to a boil.
  • In a small bowl, add water and cornstarch, whisk. Slowly pour the cornstarch mix in the pot. Reduce the heat to medium.
  • Slowly pour the lightly beaten eggs into the pot (they should spread out like a long string). Gently stir the soup into a circle. Remove the pot from the heat.
  • Add chopped green onion and white pepper (optional).

Serve immediately and enjoy!