recipebook3Thai Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe. This delicious and easy-to-make soup is great as a light meal or an appetizer. Brings the oriental out in you.

Step 1: You will need

  • 750 ml chicken stock or broth
  • 1 ½ chicken breasts, cubed
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 160 ml coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 100 g bean sprouts
  • 1 spring onion, sliced
  • a few coriander sprigs
  • 2 tbsp chopped peanuts
  • 150 g rice noodles, soaked in water
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • salt and white pepper
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 ladle

Step 2: Make the soup

Pour the chicken stock into a large pan over a medium-high heat. Add the coconut milk, chopped garlic, turmeric, brown sugar, fish sauce, chopped chilli and sesame oil. Season with a little salt and white pepper. Mix well and bring it to a simmer.

Step 3: Add the chicken

Once the soup begins to simmer, add the chicken pieces. Stir and bring back to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4: Add the noodles

After roughly 5 minutes add the noodles (drained), stir and cook for a couple of minutes.

Finally add the spring onions and stir again.

Step 5: Serve

Just before serving pour in the lime juice. Ladle some of the noodles into a soup bowl and cover with the soup. To garnish, sprinkle some fresh bean sprouts, chopped coriander and chopped peanuts over the top of the soup.

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

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