Oriental Egg-Drop Soup

Oriental Egg-Drop Soup

The Italian egg-drop soup known as «stracciatella», is reinvented here, by adding soy sauce, ginger and some exotic vegetables. Result: a delicious soup, prepared in just a few minutes.

2 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 5 min

100 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 eggs size large    
2 cups chicken broth, low-sodium   500 mL
6 tbsp snow peas, cut into 1 cm pieces   35 g
5 tbsp soybean sprouts   20 g
2 green onions/scallions, chopped   30 g
1 tbsp soy sauce, low-sodium   15 mL
1/2 tsp rice vinegar   2.5 mL
1 tsp gingerroot, grated   4 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Method

  1. In a bowl, beat the egg(s) lightly. Add some pepper. Set aside.
  2. Heat the broth in a saucepan. Add the soy sauce, grated ginger, and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the snow peas, cut into 1 cm pieces, and the soya sprouts. Cook over medium heat 2-3 min until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Keep the liquid simmering for the next step: while stirring the broth slowly in one direction, gradually add the egg(s) in a steady stream. The egg(s) will coagulate and feather.
  5. Remove from heat. Season with rice vinegar. Garnish each bowl with chopped green onions and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (280g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

100

Fat

4.5 g

7 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

6 %

Cholesterol

95 mg

Sodium

370 mg

15 %

Carbohydrate

7 g

2 %

Fibre

1 g

3 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

10 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

25 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Zinc
Good source of :
Folacin, Niacin, Selenium
Excellent source of :
Vitamin B12, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Eggs | Soups | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Asian

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