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Chinese egg drop soup

This warm and comforting Chinese-style egg drop soup is the definition of a winter warmer.
Chinese egg drop soup in white bowl.James Moffatt
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While this egg drop soup recipe is vegetarian, Chinese egg drop soup is a great dish to use up any leftover roast chicken or turkey. Shred the meat and add to the soup at the end to warm through.

Ingredients

Method

1

Place stock in a saucepan over low heat and bring to a gentle simmer. Add sesame oil, sugar, white pepper and turmeric; stir to combine and season to taste.

2

Add corn and cabbage; simmer gently until tender (4-5 minutes).

3

Stir cornflour and water mixture, then drizzle into the soup while stirring continuously. Simmer until soup has thickened (2 minutes).

4

Continue to stir soup in a circular motion, and slowly drizzle in egg to create egg “flowers”.

5

Divide soup among bowls, top with fried shallots, coriander and chilli oil to serve.

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