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hot and sour turmeric chicken soup

yield 2 -4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hot and sour turmeric chicken soup

  • 6 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 stalk
    lemon grass
  • 3
    inch piece turmeric peeled and chopped
  • 2 lg
    pieces dried galangal
  • 4
    dried kaffir leaves
  • 2
    birds eye chilies seeded
  • 1 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into chunks
  • 3
    green onions sliced on the bias
  • 3 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 4 oz
    rice noodles cooked according to package directions
  • fresh cilantro, thai basil, & red onion

How To Make hot and sour turmeric chicken soup

  • 1
    Cut the ends of the lemongrass stalk off and bruise the stalk with a knife. Place all the ingredients for the broth in a large stock pot. Bring to a boil and reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and strain through a fine mesh strainer. Discard the solids.
  • 2
    Place the broth back over medium heat and add the chicken pieces and green onions. Cook about 5 minutes. Add the noodles and lime juice and cook another 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Ladle into bowls and garnish with red onion, basil and cilantro

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