Chinese New Year is upon us and what better way to celebrate it then indulging in a bowl of delicious and healthy restaurant style corn soup. The essence of the Chinese cuisine is captured in this nourishing bowl of soup. This recipe is the perfect way to spend your weekend in bed with a bowl of hot corn soup.
Welcome in the Chinese New Year with this simple corn soup.
Add the chicken broth to a medium sauce pan over medium heat.
Add the can of corn to the chicken broth and let it come to a boil.
After it reaches the boiling stage, reduce heat and let it simmer.
Melt the butter in a frying pan and stir in the onion and celery.
Cook the vegetables for 5 minutes or until it becomes tender
Add the flour and cook for 2 minutes until the raw taste of the flour is reduced
Add the broth mixture to the pan and continue whisking to avoid lumps.
Add the nutmeg and reduce the heat to let the soup simmer
Add egg in a bowl and whisk it thoroughly
Using a fork drop the egg into the simmering soup and separate the egg to form egg strands
Let the egg cook for 2-3 minutes on medium heat
Remove from heat, add black pepper and serve