Crab and Corn Soup Recipe

Crab and Corn Soup Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Easy Recipes, Side Dishes, Soups
Cuisine China
Servings 4
Calories 210 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups chicken or fish stock
  • 12 oz creamed com
  • 4 oz crabmeat
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsps cornstarch
  • 3 tbsps water or stock
  • 2 egg whites, whisked
  • 4 green onions for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Bring the stock to the boil in a large pan. Add the com, crabmeat, seasoning and soy sauce. Allow to simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  • Mix the cornstarch and water or stock and add a spoonful of the hot soup. Return the mixture to the soup and bring back to the boil. Cook until the soup thickens.
  • Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form. Stir into the hot soup just before serving.
  • Slice the onions thinly on the diagonal and scatter over the top to serve. #PREPARATION# Adding the egg whites is optional. #WATCHPOINT# Do not allow the com and the crab to boil rapidly; they will both toughen. #ECONOMY# Use crab sticks instead of crabmeat. #VARIATION# Chicken may be used instead of the crabmeat and the cooking time increased to 10-12 minutes.
Keyword Soup recipes, Under 30 min