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Chinese egg-flower soup recipe
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Recipe for chinese egg-flower soup in our easy ethnic recipes collection. This soup is easy to make and is a long-time favorite in China as well as in other countries.

Recipe ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chicken breast, cut into small pieces (*)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon chopped scallions

(*) Try preparing this soup without the chicken and with 1/2 cup of sliced mushrooms to make a tasty meatless dish.

How to make chinese egg-flower soup

  • In a small bowl, mix chicken pieces and cornstarch.
  • In a deep saucepan, combine water, chicken or vegetable broth, and water chestnuts. Bring to a boil.
  • Add chicken and cornstarch mixture and return to a boil for about 10 minutes.
  • Beat egg and stir slowly into soup.
  • Dish into a large bowl and sprinkle scallions on top.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Serves 4