Chinese foods are not only famous in China, rather they have gained popularity in Asian countries. Even the residents of western countries along with the tourists enjoy variety of Chinese food. Chef of 5 star hotels has made oriental recipes in order to match the taste of people staying in various parts of the countries. Today, we are going to try some exciting Chinese soup recipes with healthy ingredients, proteins and vitamins.
Chinese soup with egg drop
Soups are one of the healthy recipes that hardly include oil and adulterants. People belonging to different age group can easily consume this soup and relish the taste.
- Corn starch – 1 table spoon
- Chicken broth – 3 cups
- Egg – slightly beaten
- Cold water
- Scallion with tops – 1
- Salt – ½ teaspoon
Take a soup pot over the gas oven and add 3 cups of chicken broth in it. Boil it over the flame for sometime till it brings bubbles. Now add ½ teaspoon of salt and then mix with a long handle spoon. Now in a different container take corn starch the quantity mentioned and add some cold water to make a fluid out of it. Stir well and transfer it into the separator where the chicken broth is boiling. Take a small container and beat an egg in it. Add small amount of broth in the egg and beat it well. Now add the entire mixture to the boiling broth and stir it continuously till it becomes slightly thick with the said consistency.
Your delicious Chinese soup with egg drop is ready. You can transfer it over a soup bowl and garnish with scallion.
Bamboo shoot soup
This is a wonderful soup recipe that is brought directly mainland. It is not only the regional specialty of people staying in china but also has gained enormous popularity in the market. People uses individual variations with the hot and sour Chinese soup with much more customizing effect.
- Dried mushroom – half cup
- Pork – ¾ th cup julienned
- Bamboo shoot – ½ cup
- Soy sauce
- Garlic powder – 1/4th teaspoon
- Chicken broth – 6 cups
- Ginger root – 2 table spoon
- Corn starch – 2 table spoon
- Lily buds- ½ cup
- Tofu-1/2 of a block
- White pepper – ground
- Cayenne pepper -1 teaspoon
- Egg – 2 slightly beaten
Wash the dried lilies and soak them in water for a period of 20 minutes. You need to cut off the hard stem of the lilies and cut the lilies from the middle so that it gets divided into two halves vertically. Now take the mushrooms and soak in water for a period of 20 minutes. Now cut the mushrooms in small pieces. Now, in a container set the chicken broth for boiling. Now add the pork in it and cook for around 3 to 4 minutes. Keep it to boil in such a way that the broth comes to boil once again. Now, add the ingredients like mushroom pieces which you have cut into pieces. Also add the day lilies and bamboo shoot into the content. Let the ingredients boil for some time and then add salt, a pinch of sugar and soy sauce.
You need to taste the soup at this stage as the preference of salty and sour taste may differ from one person to another. You can balance the sour taste of vinegar and soya sauce with sugar and salt. If you want the soup to remain sour, keep it as it is.
Now take a container with corn starch and include water in it. Mix it really well till it gains desired consistency. Make sure that the soup become thick. Now, pour the entire content into the soup that is set over the gas oven. Now stir the entire content that is set over the oven. Now drop the beaten egg over the content with drizzling consistency. This will create string like appearance of the egg over the soup. Now turn off the gas oven.
You can make a wonderful presentation of this exclusive dish over the soup bowl. You can add spring onions over it and scallion to add a wonderful look. Some slices of lilly can also be used for garnishing.