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Chinese soups are revered world over for their awesome taste and fantastic health benefits. There is nothing like a bowl hot egg drop soup on a chilly winter morning to keep you warm. It is really easy to make authentic Chinese egg drop soups with just a few simple ingredients. The basic ingredients of this soup are eggs, chicken broth and boiled water. One can add a variety of condiments like black pepper, ginger, chives etc.
Here are the top 3 egg drop soups which you can easily prepare at home.

Recipe #1

Ingredients

Eggs 3, beaten
Chicken broth 3 cups
Water 2 cups
Scallion 2 stock, chopped
Clams 1 pound
Fresh chives 2 tbsp, chopped
Sesame oil 1 tbsp
Ground ginger ½ tsp
Salt and white pepper to taste

Directions for cooking

Take a medium-sized pan and bring the chicken broth and water to a boil. Put in the sesame oil, ginger and chives into the pan and stir well. Cook for a couple of minutes. Pour a thin stream of beaten eggs into the broth. Now stir the beaten eggs around the pan in a clockwise direction so that thin shreds are formed. Let it remain on low flame for 2 minutes. After the eggs have been fully cooked, add the clam and the seasonings. Now add the chopped scallions into the egg drop soup and stir well. Remove from the heat and serve hot.

Recipe #2

Ingredients

Eggs 3, beaten
Chicken broth 2 cups
Ripe tomatoes 4, seeded and chopped
Italian semolina bread 3 slices, toasted
Garlic 5 cloves, minced
Onions ...

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...to taste

Directions for cooking

Arrange for some hot water and soak the mushrooms in them for around 5 minutes. Drain the water and discard the stems. Cut the mushrooms into small pieces and keep them aside. Next take a medium-sized pan and bring the vegetable stock to boil. Put in the spinach and stir continuously in a clockwise direction. Add the soy sauce, sesame oil and white pepper. After a couple of minutes add the tomatoes and mushrooms and cook them until it is tender. Add the beaten eggs in a steady stream and keep on stirring. Garnish with green onions and serve hot.

The above-mentioned recipes are all very healthy and they are very easy to prepare. The flavor of the egg drop soup makes it very special and you can have these soups anytime of the day. The calorie conscious people will love these recipes as 1 cup of egg drop has only 73 – 77 calories.
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