Chinese okra egg-drop soup

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 Chinese Okra, peel the skin and slice the melon into thin strips;

1/2 tomato, sliced to bite-size

1 clove garlic, finely minced

1 slice of ginger, finely minced

1-2 cups water/broth

1 egg, lightly whisked

salt and white pepper to taste

drizzle of sesame oil


  • In a soup pot, add a little oil, add in garlic and ginger and fry till fragrant. Add in tomato and fry briskly till juice is released.
  • Add in Chinese Okra, mix well, then add some water/broth and allow the entire mixture to come to a slight simmer.
  • Simmer at low heat till Chinese Okra turned tender soft and is cooked. Salt and white pepper to taste.
  • Turn off heat and immediately, slowly stir in whisked egg to create egg-drop swirls.
  • Drizzle a little sesame oil over the soup and serve warm.


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