Save on Pinterest

Chicken Egg Drop Soup

Who wants takeout when it tastes better homemade? This quick and easy soup is ideal for chilly days. You'll love the addition of tender chicken.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 slice peeled fresh gingerroot (1/4 inch thick)
  • 1 small garlic clove, peeled
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onion


  • In a small saucepan, combine the broth, ginger and garlic; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Remove and discard ginger and garlic.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add chicken; heat through. Reduce heat. Drizzle beaten egg into hot broth, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in onion.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 178 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 243mg cholesterol, 956mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein.

Recommended Video


Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • brandey023
    Nov 10, 2008

    No comment left