Recipes

Chinese Corn Soup recipes

It tastes just like what you get at Chinese restaurants, is so fast to make and you don’t even need to chop a single thing. The wonders of a can of creamed corn.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 Minutes

Number of Servings:  2 servings

Ingredients:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500ml) chicken or vegetable broth/stock
  • 1 can (16oz/420g) creamed corn
  • 1 tsp soy sauce (all purpose or light)
  • 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine OR Mirin or Dry Sherry (can omit)
  • 1 tsp ginger , minced or finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , minced or finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cornflour / corn starch , mixed with a splash of cold water
  • 1 egg , whisked
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken
  • Salt and white pepper , to taste
  • 3 tbsp sliced scallions / shallots (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Place broth, creamed corn, soy sauce, Chinese cooking wine, ginger, garlic and cornflour / water mixture in a saucepan over high heat.
  2. Bring to boil, then turn down the heat to medium and stir occasionally. Cook for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Adjust seasoning with salt, turn off heat, and slowly whisk in the egg so it cooks in “ribbons” throughout the soup. This also thickens the soup.
  4. Add the chicken, season with white pepper, and serve, garnished with scallions.

*not all ingredients are available at The Care

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