Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 3 tomatoes (cut into small chunks)

  • 1 cup chicken stock

  • 2 cups water

  • 2 tsp light soy sauce

  • ½ tsp sesame oil

  • ¼ tsp white pepper

  • salt (to taste)

  • 1 egg (beaten)

  • 1½ tsp cornstarch (mix with 2 tbsp water to make slurry)

  • 1 scallion (chopped)

  • 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)

Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Tomato Egg Drop Soup

Both sweet and sour, the Tomato Egg Drop Soup is a dish that will whet one’s appetite. Hailing from China, this dish is incredibly easy to prepare, with no special herbs or special techniques other than swirling in of the egg whites to create the egg strands. A truly versatile dish, you can have it as an appetizer, a side dish or even a light meal.
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
Halal
Halal
No Milk
No Milk
No Nuts
No Nuts
No Pork
No Pork
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
Halal
Halal
No Milk
No Milk
No Nuts
No Nuts
No Pork
No Pork
  • Easy
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Fry tomato

    • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium low heat. Add the tomatoes and stir fryfor 5 min until they are softened and start to fall apart.


  2. Add soup stock

    • Add in chicken stock, water, soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper and salt to taste.
    • Bring to a boil, and then lower the heat so that the soup is simmering with the lid on.
    Add soup stock


  3. Make egg ribbons

    • Now quickly beat the egg in a small bowl and prepare the cornstarch slurry in a separate bowl.
    • Use a ladle to slowly swirl the soupin a whirlpool motion. Keep swirling as you pour in the cornstarch slurry until well incorporated.
    • Now pour a thin stream of egg into the middle of the whirlpool as you slowly swirl the soup. This is how you get that pretty egg ribbons.
    • Turn off heat as soon as egg ribbons are formed.
    Make egg ribbons


Plate and Serve!

Serve hot or at room temperature. Ladle soup intobowls and garnish with chopped scallions and cilantro.

Plate and Serve!

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