Canh ca chua trung recipe – Tomato egg drop soup

This Vietnamese soup made with tomatoes is made with just a few cheap ingredients that you are already using in the kitchen. In just 15 minutes, this delicious and light dish is an excellent option for a quick and easy meal. Canh cà chua trứng recipe – Vietnamese Tomato Egg Drop Soup

What is Tomato Egg Drop Soup?

It is an egg-based recipe that is made with tomato-based broth, and egg swirls created by pouring eggs that have been beat into the soup, while stirring. It’s quick and easy to make and can be served alongside rice, a main dish, or an entrée of vegetables for an entire family dinner.

Vietnames tomato egg drop soup

The soup I’m sharing today is the standard Vietnamese version. The egg drop soup very popular in Chinese dishes, however, the Vietnamese version is different. Vietnamese egg drop soup does not possess a distinct consistency. it’s typically flavored with fish sauce and tomatoes.

The Vietnamese name for the soup is ” canh trung ca chua“. It is part of the menu rotations that many hectic families as well as young adults or college students who have just moved out. It is easy to see how it is to prepare this soup by watching the clip below.

Egg Drop Soup Ingredients

My Canh ca chua trung recipe

In order to cook this soup you’ll require eggs, tomatoes, and the broth of chicken (or you could make it with regular water). To add flavor to the soup, you’ll also require fish sauce as well as black pepper, plenty of shallots, some scallions and cilantro.

If it is not possible to have any chicken broth or vegetable broth available I can make this soup using simple water, or add dried shrimps, and simmer with tomatoes for an underlying soup.

If you’d like to make this soup vegan it is possible to substitute fish sauce by Soy Sauce and salt.

Step-by-step instructions

Saute tomatoes and shallots

First step involves to sauté tomato and shallots. This is particularly important when you plan make the soup using pure drinking water, instead of broth. This will enhance the flavor of the soup.

Soup should be simmered before adding eggs.

Incorporate to the water (or broth) and cook for a few minutes so that the flavors blend. Before adding eggs, flavor it with some fish sauce according to your taste.

Add eggs to create egg ribbons

The speed with when it is stirred while mixing in the eggs determines the length of egg-shaped ribbons. It is fine to stir as slowly or quick as you’d like However, make sure you stir in the same direction. It is also not recommended to stir too quickly, as it can cause the eggs to break into small pieces.

Last but not least add the black peppers, scallions, and cilantro on top of the soup prior to serving. Chinese recipe typically requires the addition of a drizzle of sesame oil to serve. It’s uncommon to see sesame oil in a Vietnamese tomato egg drop soup recipes, however it’s perfectly acceptable to add it in if you wish to.

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Canh Cà Chua Trứng – Vietnamese Tomato Egg Drop Soup

This tomato egg drop soup makes use of only a handful of inexpensive ingredients you are already using in the kitchen. In just fifteen minutes. This easy and delicious soup is an excellent option for a quick and easy meal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Soup
Cuisine vietnamese
Servings 3
Calories 119 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 shallots, thinly cut
  • 3 medium tomatoes that have been chopped into small wedges (or four small tomatoes)
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 1/4 cups of chicken broth (or simply water)
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (or for that matter, to taste)
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • black pepper
  • Scallions thinly cut
  • roughly chopped roughly chopped
  • 3 shallots, thinly cut
  • 3 medium tomatoes that have been chopped into small wedges (or four small tomatoes)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (or for that matter, to taste)
  • 3 1/4 cups of chicken broth (or simply water)
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • roughly chopped roughly chopped
  • Scallions thinly cut
  • black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Set a pan on moderate heat. Add oil. When the oil is hot add the shallots cut into slices, stir, and cook until fragrant, and lightly brown.
  • Add the tomato wedges, continue stirring and cooking until the tomato's exterior begins to appear soft and soft. Add salt, and give it a the chance to stir.
  • Add the chicken broth (or water) to the pot. The soup should be brought to an unbeatable boil, then reduce to a simmer. Continue to simmer for a few minutes so that the flavors mix. Sprinkle with fish sauce according to your preference.
  • As the soup simmers and the eggs are beating, pour them slowly into the soup while stirring it in a circular manner with chopsticks or ladles. Based on the speed at which you stir, you'll be able to see small or large egg ribbons. Be careful not to stir too fast as it could break the eggs into small pieces.
  • The soup is seasoned with chopped scallions, black pepper and chopped cilantro. Transfer the soup to serving bowls and serve right away.
Keyword Canh ca chua trung recipe, Vietnamese Tomato Egg Drop Soup

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  1. Haline June 18, 2022

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