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Shrimp Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Shrimp Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Who knew that egg drop soup could be so easy? It’s just three simple steps to this better-than-restaurant quality soup with just the right blend of veggies and shrimp. Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 cups cold water, divided
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen home-style egg noodles
  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets, thawed and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup julienned carrot
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, soy sauce, ginger and 1/2 cup cold water; set aside.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine broth and remaining water. Bring to a simmer; add noodles. Cook, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Add broccoli and carrot; simmer 3-4 minutes longer or until noodles are tender.
  • 3. Drizzle beaten egg into hot soup, stirring constantly. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add shrimp; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 241 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 196mg cholesterol, 1050mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

Reviews for Shrimp Egg Drop Soup

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cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 239178
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2015

"Very tasty, but I think next time I will add a bit more soy sauce for flavor."

jenstw User ID: 7511364 233888
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2015


lmmanda User ID: 1101093 127375
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2014

"It was a good soup, but I found it a little bland so I added garlic salt to taste."

Sunjatared User ID: 5113511 103458
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2011

"Yummy, does taste like the resteraunt. :)"

Robin Bean User ID: 3819578 187454
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2009

"This is very good and very quick. I used dry egg noodles from my pantry also. Served it with a tossed salad. So easy!"

Lynnette68 User ID: 3100774 101781
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2009

"My husband enjoyed this one. I don't care for shrimp, but I served myself a bowl before adding the shrimp at the end. It was very good."

Punkyjoe81 User ID: 3773046 186698
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2009

"Very simple recipe and easily adaptable to what I had on hand. I used dry medium egg noodles from my pantry and added sliced mushrooms. Great when served with a little extra soy sauce!"

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