5 from 18 votes
Chicken Sweetcorn Soup
Chinese Chicken Soup with Sweetcorn (Thermomix)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
23 mins
Total Time
28 mins
 

This is a classic Chinese restaurant favourite. Chicken Sweetcorn soup is simple to make, healthy and delicious! Preparing the soup is quicker than calling for a takeaway and so much more satisfying. 

Course: Main Course, Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Australian, Chinese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 202 kcal
Author: Julie Carlyle
Ingredients
  • 5 gm garlic
  • 7 gm fresh ginger
  • 1 litre chicken stock Campbells real stock
  • 2 x 300 gm creamed corn
  • 250 gm chicken thigh fillets cut into 1-2cm wide strips
  • 1 Tbs soy sauce light
  • 1 Tbs Chinese cooking wine
  • 6 green shallots sliced
  • 1 Tbs cornflour
  • 50 ml cold water
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch white pepper
Instructions
  1. Place ginger and garlic in TM bowl. Mince 3 sec/Speed 9.


  2. Scrape down the bowl.

  3. Add stock, chicken, soy sauce, Chinese wine, creamed corn, pepper and 1/2 the shallot to the TM bowl. Cook 20min/Varoma/Speed 1.

  4. While the soup is cooking, crack eggs into a small glass bowl and beat with a fork until combined. reserve.

  5. In another small bowl combine the water and cornflour until smooth.

  6. When the chicken soup has finished cooking, add the cornflour liquid to the soup. Heat 2min/100 degrees/Speed 2. 

  7. Turn the TM onto 1min/100 degrees/Speed 1. While the machine is running, remove the MC and drizzle the whisked egg into the soup through the hole in the lid.

  8. Allow the soup to stand for 3 minutes. The egg will cook in the soup in strands and help thicken the soup and add texture. 

  9. Ladle the soup into serving bowls.

  10. Garnish with reserved shallot and a 1/2 tsp sesame oil.

Recipe Notes

If you can't find Chinese cooking wine, a sweet cooking sherry can be substituted.

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Chicken Soup with Sweetcorn (Thermomix)
Amount Per Serving (400 g)
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 143mg48%
Sodium 331mg14%
Potassium 168mg5%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.