Slideshow: Chinese Appetizer Recipe Week: Egg Drop Soup

Egg Drop Soup
Egg Drop Soup
Subtle and delicious, the broth is made by fortifying a basic chicken broth with ginger, scallions, white pepper, and some chinese ham (bacon will do fine).
Whisk the Eggs
Whisk the Eggs
The egg gets whisked together with a little cornstarch to help keep it from turning rubbery when added to the soup.
Use a Fork
Use a Fork
Hold a fork over the front of a small bowl as you drizzle the eggs into the soup to help separate them into thin strands.
Tender Curds
Tender Curds
If all goes well, you should have evenly dispersed, thin strands of egg that resemble flower petals.
Serve
Serve
Sprinkle with sliced scallion greens, and serve.