Chicken and sweetcorn soup (Chinese style)

    30 min

    I love this soup when i order it from my local takeaway and believe this simple recipe tastes just as good if not better!

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    Serves: 6 

    • 2 chicken stock cubes (both making 500ml of stock)
    • 1 can of creamed corn (green giant is the best)
    • 1 table spoon of corn flour (thickener)
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • spring onion
    • cooked chicken shredded
    • 1 liter of water for stock and 60mls for cornflour
    • Drizzle of sesame oil
    • 2 eggs

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. start by mixing both stock cubes with 1000ml of hot water
    2. Add cooked chicken (sliced finely) and the tin of creamed corn
    3. add salt pepper and allow to simmer for 10mins
    4. mix 1 table spoon of cornflour with 60mls of water and add to the soup ( for a thicker soup i repeat this step twice, it depends on how you like the consistency) Allow to simmer for 5 mins
    5. beat the two eggs and drizzle from a fork into the soup
    6. chop spring onions and add to the soup
    7. finish with a drizzle of sesame oil and stir

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    just finished the best ever Chicken & Sweetcorn soup, goodbye to chinese takeaway,  -  15 Jan 2015


    Gorgeous, can't believe how quick and easy it was to make. My family loved it and it tasted better than my local Chinese takeaway  -  20 Dec 2014


    I've just finished making this soup and have to say its delicious. Tastes even better than the one we usually order from our local takeaway. Very easy to make. Thank you for sharing your fab recipe.  -  17 Feb 2014