Egg drop tofu soup. And if you need something hot and delicious and super quick to prepare, then you will be glad to have this smashed tofu egg drop soup in your arsenal. All you need is some chicken stock (home made if possible), one block of firm tofu, two eggs, some minced garlic and ginger, and your standard seasoning (salt & pepper). This Tomato Tofu Egg Drop Soup is an old-fashioned, simple soup that we grew up with in Hong Kong.
The variations of the basic egg drop soup recipe are endless. Here are some suggestions: Add some shrimps, squids, surimi (a type of Japanese fish cake) for a seafood egg drop soup. Add some spinach for an egg drop soup with spinach, or add tofu for an egg drop soup with tofu. You can cook Egg drop tofu soup using 14 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Egg drop tofu soup
- You need 4 of eggs.
- You need 1 cup of tofu ,cubed.
- You need 1/2 cup of mushrooms, sliced.
- It’s 1/4 cup of bean sprouts (optional).
- You need 6 cups of vegetable or chicken stock.
- Prepare 2 tbsp of miso.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of soy sauce.
- You need 8 of peppercorns.
- You need 4-6 of cloves.
- You need 2 of star anise.
- It’s 1 of cinnamon stick.
- It’s 1 1/2 inch of ginger sliced.
- Prepare of salt.
- It’s of chopped spring onions to garnish.
This egg drop soup has shredded Jackfruit and tofu for the egg. Kala namak adds the eggy flavor. This soup gets tastier as it sits. A perfect fall comfort bowl to make again and again.
Egg drop tofu soup step by step
- Boil chicken or vegetable stock, add ginger, cinnamon stick, miso paste in a deep pan. In a tea strainer, place star anise, peppercorns and cloves and add to the pan..
- Add soy sauce and tofu and bean sprouts and simmer for 5 mins on medium heat.
- This step is optional: Add 2 Tbsp of corn flour with little water and add to pan for thickening and mix well for 2 mins..
- In a bowl, crack the eggs and whisk with fork. Using fork, pour the eggs to the pan like long ribbons. Simmer for 3 mins and turn off the stove.
- Transfer the soup in a bowl and garnish with spring onions and enjoy!!!.
How do I make vegan egg drop soup? Bring the broth to a boil. I know it from my Chinese grandmother, who made this quick and easy soup even though she was also known for her other long-simmered broths and soups. Egg Drop Soup Recipe Instructions Bring the chicken stock to a simmer in a medium-sized soup pot. Stir in the sesame oil, salt, sugar, and white pepper.