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Chinese style seafood egg drop soup served in a white bowl.

Chinese Seafood Egg Drop Soup

This warm and comforting Chinese seafood soup takes the traditional egg drop to the next level! With the addition of tender sweet shrimp, this protein packed soup full of umami goodness is sure to satisfy any palate!
Course Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chinese seafood soup, crab egg drop soup, how many calories in egg drop soup, shrimp egg drop soup
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 109kcal


  • 28 oz Chicken Broth about 2 cans
  • 1/4 lbs Peeled Shrimp
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/8 tsp Salt dash
  • 1/8 tsp White Pepper dash
  • 1/8 tsp Xanthan Gum or thickener of choice
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Prepare shrimp by deveining, peeling, and drying off any liquid with a paper towel. Cut shrimp to bite size pieces and set aside.
  • Beat eggs in a bowl and set aside.
  • Finely chop green onions and set aside.
  • Add chicken broth into a large stove top pot and bring to a soft boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low, add in shrimp and cook for 30-45 seconds or until shrimp turns pink.
  • Next add in Soy Sauce, salt, White Pepper and Xanthan Gum. Mix well until Xanthan Gum fully dissolves and then reduce heat to low.
  • Stream beaten eggs into the large stove top pot while slowly stirring the soup.
  • Finally, add in the chopped green onions and transfer soup to a serving bowl. Enjoy hot! Note - if you would like to adjust the taste, do so with salt & White Pepper.



Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 800mg | Potassium: 252mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg