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Salted Egg Drop Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
13 mins
 

Salted Egg Drop Soup - a twist on a popular classic made even more tasty with the addition of ground pork and salted egg.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 1
Calories: 292 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • 1 salted egg
  • 2 lettuce leaves (torn into big pieces)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp lean ground pork (20g)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • Ground pepper
  • cups water (360ml)
  • A few drops sesame oil
Instructions
  1. Heat vegetable oil in a small saucepan. Add ground pork and minced garlic. Sauté till pork turns opaque, about 1 minute.

  2. Pour in water and bring it to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Season soup with ground pepper.

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  3. Crack salted egg into a bowl. Gently pour it into the soup. Allow soup to simmer gently for 5 minutes to cook egg yolk. Taste soup and add a little salt if necessary.

  4. Add lettuce leaves and cook for another minute. Turn off heat. Pour into a bowl. Drizzle sesame oil on the top.
  5. Serve immediately with dried rice cake or a bowl of steamed rice and toasted seaweed.