How To Make Egg Drop Soup

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The best thing about this recipe for How To Make Egg Drop Soup is just how versatile the basic recipe really is. It starts with a great broth and good eggs, but after that you can add anything you like to customize the soup to you and your family’s taste. The recipe blogger and creator also gives some great advice on how to ensure the eggs remain silky and smooth when you cook them in the broth. It can sometimes be tricky, even though it seems simple. Cornstarch is the secret that is recommended, but you will have to go to the web site and read the recipe to get the entire story. If you enjoy egg drop soup, though, you will want to use this technique when you make it.

This soup is very nutritious, and filled with the great protein of eggs and any other nutrients that you might include such as meat, chicken, fish, seafood or other veggies that you could include in this dish. Be open to experiment with this versatile soup base. The base of the soup is a simple one, and you can add to it as you like. Classic additions include ingredients such as mushrooms, and fresh chives. There are also plenty of other things to consider. You could also add Chinese pork or even some noodles. Vegetarians might want to add some tofu, and even if you are not a vegetarian, tofu tastes fabulous in this soup.

Feel free to experiment with this recipe. The seasonings create a broth that is really flavorful and that can work with a lot of different kinds of ingredients and blends. So get creative and make this soup on a day when you can get the family involved in making something that all of you will enjoy together. It may even become a family tradition.

Nutrition Facts for: How To Make Egg Drop Soup From The Kitchn
Ingredients: Chicken or vegetable stock, cornstarch, eggs, salt or soy sauce, fresh ginger, stem lemongrass, peppercorns star anise, whole cloves, cinnamon stick miso, extra-firm tofu, mushrooms, baby bok choy, spring onions.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 208, Calories from Fat 78, Total Fat 8.7g 13%, Saturated Fat 2.3g 12%, Cholesterol 139mg 46%, Sodium 1347mg 56%, Potassium 732mg 21%,, Carbohydrates 16.6g 6%, Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%, Sugars 3.7g, Protein 18.3g, Vitamin A 23%, Vitamin C 23%, Calcium 20%, Iron 31%

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