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Paleo Hearty Chinese Egg Drop Soup

Paleo Hearty Chinese Egg Drop Soup ! Learn how to make the most beautiful and fluffy egg drops every single time ! Delicious Chinese egg drop soup that's very quick and easy to prepare. It will keep your tummy full and happy !
Course Broth, light dinner, Soup
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 218kcal
Author ChihYu


  • ⅓ to ½ lb ground chicken
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 stalks scallions chopped & separate white and green parts
  • 1 cup fresh shiitake mushrooms sliced, or more if you like
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • Cherry tomatoes optional
  • Sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ghee saute use
  • Salt to taste


  • Saute minced ginger, white parts of scallions with 1 tsp of ghee until fragrant.
  • Add ground chicken and sliced shiitake mushrooms. Saute until the meat is cooked through and the mushrooms turn soft. Season with salt to taste.
  • Add 3 cups of chicken stock + 1 tbsp coconut aminos + ¼ tsp cumin powder. Bring the broth to boil.

To make egg drops:

  • Gently whisk 3 eggs for about 30 seconds in a separate bowl. (try not to over whisk the eggs).
  • Put chopsticks (or a fork) against one end of the bowl. Slowly drizzle eggs into the boiling soup in a swirling motion.
  • Let the eggs cook for a few seconds in the soup pot without stirring, and then gently whisk the eggs and broth to finish cooking.
  • Add cherry tomatoes (optional) and serve with green parts of scallions and sesame oil.


Calories: 218kcal