Egg Drop Soup

Warm chicken based broth infused with flavors of ginger, garlic and white pepper, finished with soft, silky strands of eggs

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 3 cups chicken bone broth
  • ginger thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 stalk scallions thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2-1 tsp white pepper
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp vegetable oil


  1. In a small pot, add vegetable oil and garlic and fry for 30 seconds

  2. Dissolve corn starch in 2 tablespoon of water or chicken broth. Add chicken broth to pot, along with ginger, dissolved corn starch, 1/2 tsp white pepper, and sesame oil. Bring to boil, and continue boiling for at least 5 minutes. 

  3. In a small measuring cup with a spout, beat 2 eggs. 

  4. Switch off heat. Slowly pour egg mixture into pot, while stirring pot in large circular motion with a table knife. 

  5. Add salt to taste

  6. Garnish with scallions and more white pepper if desire

  7. Serve and enjoy!