Egg drop soup is a favorite of mine. After many trips to different Chinese restaurants to enjoy it, I decided to create the ultimate egg drop soup recipe at home. Sesame oil is the key! I hope you like it as much as I do.

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ teaspoon soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons water (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch (Optional)
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 drop yellow food coloring (Optional)
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper (Optional)
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt (Optional)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
Step By Step Method
  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Combine chicken broth, soy sauce, and sesame oil in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil.
  3. Stir water and cornstarch together in a small bowl until cornstarch is dissolved; pour into boiling broth. Stir in food coloring.
  4. Slowly pour in beaten egg, stirring constantly; season with white pepper and salt.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with fresh chives. Enjoy!