Sweet Corn Chicken Soup


Sweet Corn Chicken Soup is a popular Chinese delicacy enjoyed all over the world. This satisfying and comforting soup is apt for any time of the day, be it for breakfast, or lunch or dinner. The basic ingredients that go into the making of the soup includes sweet corn, pieces of chicken, an egg and a range of other flavorings or seasonings. Sweet Corn Chicken Soup is thickened with corn flour which provides a slight creamy texture to the soup. It’s the creamy texture that makes many fall in for the soup. Sweet Corn Chicken Soup has become so popular and is one of the easiest soup dishes to prepare at home. The combination of sweet corn and chicken provides a sweet and savory flavor for the soup making it unique and so special. Instead of adding chicken straight to the soup, I have garnished the soup with the cooked chicken bits. You can garnish with whatever you fancy but I have made the recipe plain and basic. It’s totally left for your wish.

Sweet Corn Chicken Soup is believed to have its origin in China. But it has ever since gained so much popularity that you will find the dish in almost all restaurants all over the world, particularly in Chinese restaurants. Sweet Corn Chicken Soup is generally served as appetizer but it can also be served as the main dish when paired with noodles or rice. There are regionwise variations for Sweet Corn Chicken Soup. Popular additions for the soup include shrimp, tofu or mushrooms. This is also a great way to use up leftover chicken and veggies making this a frugal or practical meal option. This easy to prepare soup can be customized with individual preferences and taste making it even more special. Chicken is a lean protein rich in nutrients such as iron, vitamin B12 and zinc. You can explore a well detailed Sweet Corn Chicken Soup recipe here.

Sweet Corn Chicken Soup

Its easy to make and very tasty...
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6 people


  • 1 cup Sweet corn
  • 4 tbsp Chicken After cooking, chop into small pieces.
  • 5 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp Corn flour
  • 2 cubes Chicken stock cubes
  • 1 no. Egg
  • Pepper As reqd
  • Salt As reqd


  • Heat water, dissolve the 2 cubes and add sweet corn into it. Let it boil.
  • Into this, add the corn flour after it is dissolved in little water.
  • When it starts to boil nicely, add the egg which is beaten well into it. With a fork simmer it.
  • :- You should get the egg as threads.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Add the pepper and salt as reqd.
  • Garnish with chopped chicken pieces. :- Serve hot.
  • :- Its best if u use white pepper as it will not give a different colour.
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Response (2)
  1. r
    rincy August 17, 2008

    it came out good…thanks a lot for the recipe

  2. S
    Sherin November 7, 2010

    Thanks a lot dear… My guests enjoyed it. Keep up the gr8 work.

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