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You’ll Love This Restaurant-Style Chinese Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

An easy to make chicken sweet corn soup just like the Chinese restaurants make. (Screenshot/YouTube.)
An easy to make chicken sweet corn soup just like the Chinese restaurants make. (Screenshot/YouTube.)

Today, I am feeling a bit cold and what better way to warm yourself up then to have a big saucepan full of Chinese chicken and sweet corn that you can graze on all day to warm yourself up.

Here is a very simple recipe, just like from the Chinese restaurants.

You will need:

Ingredients for chicken sweet corn soup. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.

Ingredients for chicken sweet corn soup. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • 400 grams (14 oz) of chicken breast
  • 400 grams (14 oz) can of creamed corn
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger powder or freshly grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
Add chicken to water and bring to boil. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.

Add chicken to water and bring to boil. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Add 1 liter of water to a large pot
  • Crumble in both stock cubes
  • Add the ginger
  • Put chicken breast in the water and then bring to a boil
  • When it comes to a boil, turn heat down, put the lid on, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
Once chicken is cooked shred in small pieces. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.

Once chicken is cooked, shred into small pieces. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Once chicken is cooked, take out of water and leave to cool
  • Once it is cooled, shred into small pieces and try not to eat
Prepare the cornflour with water and egg. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.

Prepare the cornflour with water and egg. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Now add the cornflour into 3 tbsp of water, and whisk until it’s all incorporated
  • Then break the egg into a bowl and whisk
Your soup is nearly ready. Image: Screenshot/YouTube.

Your soup is nearly ready. (Screenshot/YouTube)

  • Now add the can of creamed corn into the stock and the sesame oil, and bring it back to a boil
  • Once it is boiled, add the shredded chicken and the cornflour mixed in water
  • Mix well until it comes back to a boil, then taste, and adjust the seasoning if necessary
  • Now slowly tip the beaten egg into the soup while stirring the soup
  • Now it is ready to eat. You can garnish with some spring onions if you like.

If you want to make it more of a meal, just cook up some noodles and add to your soup.

Making Chinese chicken and sweetcorn soup:

I am making some right now, and it is smelling delicious!

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