Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Oriental chickensoup

With this cold weather a spicy soup for lunch will do the trick. Today an oriental chicken soup. And if you've got a cold or are chilly, this soup will warm you.

What do you need?


  • 1 onion, chopped;
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped;
  • 2 shallots, chopped;
  • 2 tablespoons oil;
  • 1 teaspoon Laos;
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric;
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger;
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander;
  • 1 teaspoon cumin;
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar;
  • 3 tablespoons sweet soy sauce;
  • 2 teaspoons tamarind;
  • 2 teaspoons sambal;
  • 200 grams bean sprouts;
  • 150 grams boiled white rice;
  • 1 liter chicken stock, homemade. I'll post the recipe later this week;
  • 5 celery sticks;
  • 4 hard boiled eggs;
  • 250 grams chicken, cut in cubes 1 x 1 cm.
  • Stock pot.
Heat the stock pot and poor in the oil. Add the onion, garlic, shallots, Laos, turmeric, ginger, coriander, cumin, sugar, soy sauce, tamarind and sambal and while whisking bake for 3 minutes. Add the chicken and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes, taste and add salt at taste.
Rinse the bean sprouts with boiling water and lay 50 grams of sprouts in a soup bowl. Add the egg, and 40 grams of rice. Poor in the soup and serve immediately.


  • If you don't have homemade chicken stock, add 1 liter of store-bought stock;
  • Serve with crackers, baked onions and spring onions
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1 comment:

yummychunklet said...

Just perfect for chilly temperatures!