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This is another way to enjoy those sweet corns. It is easy to make and one of my family’s favorite soups.

Corn and Meatball Soup

Corn and Meatball Soup

Corn and Meatball Soup Recipe

corn kennels of 2 ears  of corn
1/2 lb ground pork
12 medium shrimps
2 cans low sodium chicken broth
salt to taste
garnish: chopped green onion and cilantro

meatball seasoning:
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1/4 tsp sesame seed oil
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp water

thickening agent (mix well):
1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
1 1/2 tbsp water


  1. Remove shells and veins of shrimps. Coarsely chop the shrimps into ground pork. Add seasoning and mix well. Then use a chopstick to stir the meat in a circular motion until the meat and shrimps are sticky.
  2. Bring chicken broth to boil and add corn. When it boils again, spoon the meat, 1 tsp spoon at a time, and drop into the soup. Boil until the meat is cooked. Add thickening agent and stir until it reaches desired thickness. Add salt to taste and garnish with green onion and cilantro.

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