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Egg Drop Soup


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This is a famous, classic Chinese soup that most people are familiar with. It’s served in most Chinese restaurants and made in the homes of Chinese families across the world. I thought it was a perfect recipe for our blog because well, it’s Asian and what do you know, it’s low-carb/keto friendly! There are many different recipes for this classic soup but here is our version of delicious, comforting egg drop soup.

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**We used 33% less sodium chicken broth for this recipe, so our recipe called for slightly more salt.  If you use regular chicken broth, be sure to adjust salt accordingly so it’s not too salty.

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The only ingredients you need to enjoy this soup are Xanthan Gum, Soy Sauce and White Pepper, all of which can be purchased on Amazon.

Now, let’s get started!

Prepping Time 3M

Cook Time 5M

Total Time 8M

Net Carb/Serving ~1g

Servings 2

Ingredients

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Heat chicken broth in a large stove top pot over medium heat. Add soy sauce, salt, white pepper and xanthan gum and bring to boil.

3) Meanwhile, beat eggs in a bowl.

4) Finely chop green onions and set aside.

5) When chicken broth reaches a boil, turn off heat and immediately stream eggs into the pot while stirring soup slowly in a circle.

6) Ladle soup in bowls, top with green onions and serve hot!

Hope you enjoy our Keto-fied Egg Drop Soup!  If you are looking for other tasty soups to complement your meal, be sure to check out our Recipe Index with over 150+ Asian inspired low-carb/keto recipes!

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Egg Drop Soup

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Egg Drop Soup. Enjoy this traditional Chinese soup at only ~1g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
5 from 4 votes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: asianketosoup, ketochinesesoup, ketoeggdrop, lowcarbchinesesoup, lowcarbeggdrop, lowcarbsoup
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 2 Bowls
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Ingredients

  • 2 Cans Chicken Broth 14.5oz per can
  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/8 tsp Salt (dash)
  • 1/8 tsp White Pepper (dash)
  • 1/8 tsp Xanthan Gum
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Heat chicken broth in a large stove top pot over medium heat. Add soy sauce, salt, white pepper and xanthan gum and bring to boil.
  • Meanwhile, beat eggs in a bowl.
  • Finely chop green onions and set aside.
  • When chicken broth reaches a boil, turn off heat and immediately stream eggs into the pot while stirring soup slowly in a circle.
  • Ladle soup in bowls, top with green onions and serve hot!

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