2012/01/01

Sweet Corn Soup

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Chinese name: 粟米羹 (sù mǐ gēng)

Characteristics: Sweet Corn Soup tastes sweet and smooth and provides rich nutrition.

Sweet Corn Soup is basically just corn and egg. Corn is rich in starch, protein, minerals, vitamins and fiber. It whets one's appetite, protects against cancer and strengthens the brain. With the addition of the egg, it is really nutritious.
Sweet Corn Soup

Ingredients:

1 can corn or 150 g fresh corn kernels

1 egg

wet corn starch (the proportion of cornstarch and water is ususally 1:2)

chicken essence (chicken stock/bouillon)

salt

white sugar

Note: the amount of the ingredients especially the seasonings listed above can be appropriately used according to one's personal taste.
Ingredients of Sweet Corn Soup

Methods:

  Step 1: Place a wok over high heat. Add half a wok of water. Pour in the corn kernels when the water is boiling. Stir and boil for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and drain the corn through a colander. Put into a plate or a bowl.

Born the Corn

  Step 2: Crack eggs into a bowl and beat. Pour the boiled corn kernels on the chopping board and chop well. Put back into the bowl.

Beat the Egg and Chop the Boiled Corn

  Step 3: Place the wok over high heat and add in 2 cups of water. Pour in the chopped corn. Add in white sugar, salt and chicken essence, and boil for 10-15 minutes. Then add in the wet cornstarch to thicken it. Pour in the beaten egg. Turn off the heat when the egg turns into yellowish flower floating about.

Boil Corn Soup

Your Sweet Corn Soup is ready. Spoon it out of the wok and serve it in a soup bowl.

Sweet Corn Soup Completed

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