Yum. I used green onions rather than chives and whisked two eggs. Perfect taste and thickness for us. I need to remember to make this more often.
I essentially ended up doing everything in my power to make this recipe not work (unintentionally, of course), and it STILL tasted WONDERFUL! I am living in Shanghai and really wanted some good egg drop soup like back home, ran across this recipe and went for it. I didn't have most of the ingredients, so I subbed onion powder, garlic salt, powdered ginger, and chinese (fake) chicken bouillon powder. It gets worse from there. I had to heat the water to incorporate the bouillon, then got over-zealous at the wonderful smell of the soup and removed the reserved stock and, without thinking, threw it into my cornstarch (yes, hot, ugh!), then hurriedly whisked together 3 whole eggs. Next time I will use home-made chicken stock, green onions, fresh ginger and probably add some sliced water chestnuts and cubed chicken. I think I will also try it with 2 egg whites and one whole egg as the eggs were pretty heavy. And DirtyPaws?: if you let the stock boil at a slow to medium rolling boil you can get the large ribbons by drizzling the egg from one side of the pan to the other. You will still end up with some small flakes, but mine were nearly all intact.
Wow. This really tastes just like I ordered it from a restaurant. I used regular chicken broth, garlic, and substituted scallions for the chives. The ginger really makes this good. I'll be making this again and again!
Easy to make and really delicious. I made a few changes, increase amount of ground ginger, used garlic powder vs fresh (didn't' have any on hand) added some chopped frozen spinach & chilli flakes. Soup was a bit watery so will use more corn starch next time & 1 eggs + 1/2cup egg white.
Exactly how I like my Egg Drop Soup. I use green onion instead of chives and add crispy fried wonton strips to the top when serving. Thank you!!!
fantastic!! plus, it was super easy to put together! love the addition of ginger and garlic. i also sauteed some carrots, red bell peppers and celery before adding the broth. i only used 1 egg and i omitted the cornstarch. my 3 yo dd LOVED this!! thanks for posting!
This was excellent! I used two green onions in place of the chives. (I didn't have any chives on hand.) I also used some thin-sliced bamboo shoots that I cut into small matchsticks to give it some crunch. I will make this again soon.
Excellent. Flavors were perfect. I will only used 1 egg and 1 egg yolk next time as it was really eggy. Thanks Kitz.
Fantastic! Cheap, healthy and delicious. We also added soy sauce, scallions, chicken, & waterchestnuts. Will be making this one at least a couple of times a month. Thank you for sharing.
Good stuff kitten! I used only egg whites, cuz I'm a health nut. ;) And I used fresh ginger and scallions instead of chives. I did add a few dashes of soy sauce. I love that this was flavorful without the massive amount of sodium in the real restaurant stuff.