Hong Kong-Style Macaroni Soup Breakfast

  • prep time5 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 1

Basic macaroni soup typically comes with ham (the luncheon meat variety, never the thick-sliced Thanksgiving kind) or Spam (hence its trashy reputation) as well as a fried egg, but feel free to make it your own by adding vegetables like steamed broccoli or replace the ham with poached chicken.

Courtesy of Karon Liu.

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Directions for: Hong Kong-Style Macaroni Soup Breakfast


1 cup dry elbow pasta

3 cups no-salt-added chicken broth

1 tsp light soy sauce

2 slices Black Forest ham

1 egg


1. In a pot, combine the chicken broth and the soy sauce to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente.

2. Meanwhile in an oiled pan, fry the egg until the yolk is just slightly runny.

3. Pour the cooked pasta and broth into a bowl. Top with egg and ham slices. Serve immediately and pair with a cup of Hong Kong-style milk tea.

See more: Breakfast, Chinese, Eggs/Dairy, Pasta


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