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You’ll Love This Restaurant-Style Chinese Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

Today, I am feeling a bit cold and what better way to warm yourself up then to have a big saucepan full of Chinese chicken and sweet corn that you can graze on all day to warm yourself up.

Here is a very simple recipe, just like from the Chinese restaurants.

You will need:

Ingredients for chicken sweet corn soup. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.
Ingredients for chicken sweet corn soup. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • 400 grams (14 oz) of chicken breast
  • 400 grams (14 oz) can of creamed corn
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger powder or freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 chicken stock cubes

Add chicken to water and bring to boil. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.
Add chicken to water and bring to boil. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Add 1 liter of water to a large pot
  • Crumble in both stock cubes
  • Add the ginger
  • Put chicken breast in the water and then bring to a boil
  • When it comes to a boil, turn heat down, put the lid on, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.

Once chicken is cooked shred in small pieces. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.
Once chicken is cooked, shred into small pieces. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Once chicken is cooked, take out of water and leave to cool
  • Once it is cooled, shred into small pieces and try not to eat

Prepare the cornflour with water and egg. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.
Prepare the cornflour with water and egg. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Now add the cornflour into 3 tbsp of water, and whisk until it’s all incorporated
  • Then break the egg into a bowl and whisk

Your soup is nearly ready. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.
Your soup is nearly ready. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Now add the can of creamed corn into the stock and the sesame oil, and bring it back to a boil
  • Once it is boiled, add the shredded chicken and the cornflour mixed in water
  • Mix well until it comes back to a boil, then taste, and adjust the seasoning if necessary
  • Now slowly tip the beaten egg into the soup while stirring the soup
  • Now it is ready to eat. You can garnish with some spring onions if you like.

If you want to make it more of a meal, just cook up some noodles and add to your soup.

Making Chinese chicken and sweetcorn soup:

I am making some right now, and it is smelling delicious!

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Wilma Oakes
When Wilma isn't eating delicious food, she's scouring the internet, and dreaming of what yummy foods she can make next. One of her dreams would be to eat her way through Italy and Japan, and also see the sights of course. Another passion she has is natural health. When she was young her mother was sick for years. When the doctors finally worked out what was wrong they put her on medication, but it wasn't making her any better. Her parents turned to natural health and changed their health and their lives. Wilma has been researching about natural health since she was 12 and is currently studying nutritional medicine. The most important thing in her life is her two beautiful children and husband. They are blessed with a girl and boy and are living the tropical lifestyle in sunny Queensland, Australia. In her opinion the best state in Australia.

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