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Chinese Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop soup is a great quick lunchtime meal that’s healthy, light and quick and easy to make.  All you need is a few chicken bouillon cubes, some eggs, and green onions.

Egg Drop Soup and Scallions
Egg Drop Soup and Scallions


  • 4 cups Chicken Broth or Stock
  • 3 Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 -2 Green Onions, minced
  • Salt and White Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Hoisin or Soy Sauce
  • A few drops of Sesame Oil


  1. In a wok or saucepan, bring the 4 cups of Chicken Broth to a boil. Add the White Pepper, Salt, Soy / Hoisin Sauce and the Sesame Oil if using.
  2. Cook for about another minute. Very slowly pour in the Eggs in a steady stream.
  3. To make shreds, stir the egg rapidly, to make thin streams or ribbons, gently stir the eggs.
  4. Garnish with green onion and serve.

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