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Chicken Egg Drop Corn Soup

Every Chinese American restaurant in US must have Egg Drop Soup in their menu.Recently hubby bought some wonton egg drop soup from Chinese take-out restaurant,don't ask me why he dislike the real authentic Chinese soup I make!! I guess hubby being American don't appreciated authentic Chinese soup.He said the Chinese soup I brewed smell funky or smell overwhelming strong....especially ginseng and all kind of vegetables roots.My daughter also love Egg Drop Soup,she will finish up the leftover in the bowl eaten by her father.Actually making your own egg drop soup is really easy and simple beside it's inexpensive!! Ingredients:

1 liter water

2 cube Knorr's chicken flavor/3 tbsp chicken bouillon powder

4 large eggs,beaten well

1 tbsp ground pepper powder

1 large can creamy sweet corn,about 400 ml

200gm/1 piece boneless chicken breast,cut cube

3 tbsp corn flour + 2 tbsp cold water dilute

salt to taste

handful cut scallion




Method:

1:Bring 1 liter water to boil in stock pot at high heat,then add in chicken cube or bouillon powder.

2:When the stock rolling boil add in cube chicken,creamy sweet corn ,ground pepper and corn flour dissolved.Keep stirring the soup until bubbly,then slowly pour in beaten eggs into the soup to make it look like flower.Stir again to mix all the ingredients well.

3:Remove stock pot from heat and check the seasoning.Add salt if needed.Dish out ,sprinkle with some scallion and serve warm.





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7 comments:

Anonymous said...
May 26, 2009 at 11:32 AM

did you steam yr mum's recipe on kueh nen ngor. pls let me know how you do it. thanks

Little Corner of Mine said...
May 26, 2009 at 2:11 PM

I loved this soup! I got creative with this basic egg drop soup too. :)

Beachlover's Kitchen said...
May 27, 2009 at 1:28 AM

Anon:
I did try to make it but don't have the right equipment for steamer,so the 'kueh nge gor" bottom touch the water..it's a no-no to touch water..call my mom she said I shouldn't let the batter touch the hot water..don't worry I'm going to try again..after get the right steamer and basket..maybe next week...

LCOM:
it's this soup easy to make and diversity..

MamaFaMi said...
June 12, 2009 at 11:28 AM

From the look of the soup, I think I'm going to love it la! Nak buat pun senang nampaknya! We'll see.....

Anonymous said...
September 4, 2010 at 4:23 PM

Best soup ever

Anonymous said...
May 6, 2011 at 7:56 AM

I'm no cook. It tasted great but I think that I would use only one egg and less cornflour due to personal taste.

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Hi!! My name is Lesley and I'm a simple SAHM(stay at home mom) who currantly live in Long Island,New York with my daughter Mishu and hubby Eliot .I'm Malaysian who live in US and A for many many moon and I'm also a person who love to eat, cook and bake. If you have any suggestions ,questions or comments please feel free to email me at beachlover1917(at)yahoo(dot)com. To know more about my life or my kitchen you can always hop over to my other 2 blog.