Sunday, March 23, 2014

SPICY CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP




Sometimes we love to skip our regular diet by having  various type of noodles, flat bread or even pasta. For today, I'm going to cook my favorite Chicken Noodle Soup.

My recipe was a bit different since I have added bird's eye chili,  to make it spicier and ground almond for slight nuttiness to the soup. This is the most loved chicken soup by my family.

Whenever I cooked any chicken dish, I make sure to remove the skin and excessive fat hidden in between the flesh. You can always ask the poultry seller to remove the skin and cut the chicken according to your requirement, how big you want it to be.

In addition of cooked noodle, you  can make this heavenly soup with pasta or rice cake (lontong) too. You can  control the spice of this Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup by adding more or less chili and also modify the vegetables  to your preference.

Instead of serving the chicken as it is, you can shred the chicken with your fingers as you pick it off the bone. Simply pull the meat apart into chunks.

Warm the belly and heart with  a big bowl of  Spicy Chicken  Noodle  Soup.  This endless  customized recipe is healthy addition to any meal or a great centerpiece  dish in its own right.

SPICY CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP
Servings     :    4-6

600 g fresh yellow noodle/rice noodle
2 carrot peeled and thickly sliced
2 potato peeled and cubed
3 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground fennel
1/2  tsp turmeric
1 stalk lemon grass bruised
4 whole almond  ground
10 bird's eye chili or 1 tsp ground pepper
2 big onion chopped
2  big onion sliced and fried till  crisp
2 cloves garlic minced
1 thick slice ginger
6 cups water
salt to taste
chopped cilantro
1.75 kg chicken pieces  with bone still in
2 tablespoon oil


DIRECTIONS

Heat the oil in a deep pot, add in lemon grass and onion  fry until it turns translucent.

Add in coriander. cumin. fennel, turmeric,  ginger, garlic,  bird's eye chili and little water, cook until fragrant.

Now add the ground almond and chicken pieces, stir until chicken is coated with spices.

Add 6 cups of water, carrot and salt, let simmer until chicken is half cooked.

Now add the potato, continue cooking until potato turns soft and chicken is fully cooked. Check if more salt is needed.

Remove from heat. Bring a large pot of water to boil,  When water is boiling, put in noodles, let  cook   for 3-5 minutes (this is for fresh noodle). If using dried noodle, cook it longer.  Strain.

To serve, put the noodles in a bowl, add soup and garnish with fried onion and chopped cilantro.


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29 comments:

Medeja said...

This would be such a great soup for lunch..

Ayu said...

Assalam kak T&T,
Lama tak singgah sini..mee nampak sedap..tengok bahan2 ada sikit2 macam mee soto ke kak?..

belleau kitchen said...

oooh, I do love a chicken noodle soup and am always looking for an alternative way to cook it... this looks great!

Winnie said...

It sounds interesting!
This soup is not for me (I'm a vegetarian) but my husband would love it :)

Sangeetha Priya said...

delicious chicken noodle soup!!!

Torviewtoronto said...

yummy wonderfully done

easyfoodsmith said...

Although it is no season for soup here, yet I am finding so myself being tempted by this delicious hearty soup.

divya said...

wow!!! wow!! awesome pictures dear!! luk so yumm and delicious!

sushma Mallya said...

comforting & delicious...

Guru Uru said...

I skip my diet an awful lot then :D
What a warming recipe!

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

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Priya Suresh said...

Just finished my lunch and soup is just inviting me..Drooling here.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

Perfect for cool spring days! Would you share this at my Tasty Tuesday linky party?
http://www.thecomfortsofhome.blogspot.com/2014/03/tasty-tuesday-4.html

Jess said...

This sounds delicious!

Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

Katerina said...

I love chicken soup and this Asian style is so perfect for me!

Deepti said...

Great recipe! my son recently started eating on his own.. he does take a long time but still finishes his plate.. and one thing he loves to eat is noodles.. and i can make this for sure…. having some tofu substituted for chicken :)

lenskart website said...

Soup is not my favorite, but when things come to chicken then everything suddenly becomes favorite. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us.

MonuTeena RecipesPassion said...

love to have it :) i think i am going to make this recipe.. this looks so great :) well done dear good job ..

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cathy@my1929charmer said...

This sounds so good, I love chicken soup but never had spicy chicken soup before. I will be making this one too, and hope you share it at Sunday's Best tomorrow. Good things should be shared!

Beena.stephy said...

Love it . yum yummy

Diane Balch said...

Really interesting seasoning... love it. Thanks so much for sharing your soup with us on foodie friday.

Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above said...

Thanks so much for sharing with Adorned From Above's Link Party.
Have a great week.
Debi and Charly

Laurie said...

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Alison Agnew said...

Yum! I could go for a bowl or two right now! Thanks for sharing at Fridays Unfolded!

Alison
Nancherrow

Sandra Henslee said...

It is snowing here today, I wish I had some of this! Thanks for linking up at The Four Seasons Blog Hop! Sandra from Scrumptilicious 4 You! We would love to have you come back next week!

Theresa said...

Sounds delicious! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe @DearCreatives party. I hope to see you again this week. Theresa

The Tablescaper said...

So wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays. Looking forward to having you join this weekend as well!

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Michelle Nahom said...

I'm always up for finding a new variation for chicken soup! I tend to make the same one over and over. I found you over at the Delicious Recipes google community. If you have a moment, I would love for you to come over and share it with us at Foodie Fridays on A Dish of Daily Life. Either way though, I am pinning it now. :)

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