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Chinese Sweet Corn and Chicken Soup ~ 中式甜玉米鸡汤

This sweet corn and chicken soup, prepared the Chinese way, is a heart warming comfort soup, perfect for lunch or dinner.  The texture is velvety and didn't call for a can of creamed corn or whipping cream.






Chinese Sweet Corn and Chicken Soup ~  中式甜玉米鸡汤

Ingredients




  • 1 chicken frame, about 300 gm
  • 1 chicken breast, about 250 gm
  • 1 ear of sweet corn
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 7 cups of water
  • Seasalt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp cornflour + 1 Tbsp water to thicken
  • Pepper
  • Mixed dry herbs (optional)
  • 1/4 Knorr chicken cube (optional)

  • Method
    1. Remove the husks and silks from the sweet corn, slice off the kernels vertically, set aside.  Chop up the corn cob.
    2. In a pot, bring the water to a boil, add in the chicken frame, corn cob and chicken breast.
    3. When the chicken is cooked, remove and let cool before shredding.
    4. Discard the chicken frame and corn cob.
    5. Pour in the corn kernels, let it simmer for a while.  Add in the Knorr chicken cube, give it a stir.
    6. Add in cornstarch thickening and sea salt to taste.
    7. Pour in the lightly beaten egg through the tines of a fork, stir.
    8. Ladle into serving bowls, add in a dash of pepper and a sprinkling of mixed dry herbs.

    Comments

    1. I love comforting and hearty soup like this and my family loves corn!

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    2. Cheah, that's a very hearty and comforting soup!

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    3. Very appetizing and absolutely moreish, Cheah.

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    4. Definitely one my favorite soups! Easy and delicious!

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