Lao Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

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Lao Chicken Noodle Soup
How to make Lao Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

When it comes to noodle soups, Asia is the best. Lao is the cuisine of Laos, a South-Asian country. Lao meals typically consist of a soup dish which is sipped throughout the meal.

Ingredients of Lao Chicken Noodle Soup

  • For chicken stock:
  • A pinch of:
  • Star anise
  • Cinnamon
  • Soy
  • Fish sauce
  • White pepper
  • Sugar
  • For the soup:
  • 1 packet rice noodles (you can use any)
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 5-6 spinach leaves
  • 100 gms chicken (slivered), chopped
  • 9-10 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken stock

How to Make Lao Chicken Noodle Soup

  • For chicken stock:
  • 1.Mix all ingredients with the chicken bones and water. Let it simmer for about half an hour.
  • 2.While this simmers you can go ahead with the preparation of the soup.
  • For the soup:
  • 1.First boil the noodles (about a fist and a half of noodles) in some salty water.
  • 2.Add a dab of oil to it so that they don't stick togethar.
  • 3.Once the noodles are done, drain then out and blanch the leafy greens in the same water.
  • 4.Blanch the bean sprouts for about eight seconds.
  • 5.Once done, blanch the spinach leaves.
  • 6.Now blanch the chicken. This would take about five to seven minutes.
  • 7.Keep adding all of this in a bowl.
  • 8.Add a few mint leaves to this bowl.
  • 9.Now strain the chicken stock over this mix of noodles, chicken and greens.
  • 10.In a pan take some chopped garlic and golden fry it in some oil.
  • 11.Add the fried garlic to the soup.
Key Ingredients: Star anise, Cinnamon, Soy, Fish sauce, White pepper, Sugar, rice noodles (you can use any), bean sprouts, spinach leaves, chicken (slivered), garlic cloves, chicken stock