Chivasom’s Spiced Glass Noodle Soup

This was one of my favorite dishes at Chivasom. It is a really healthy, tangy, yummy soup -meal. You can substitute tofu for chicken if you wish.


CHIVA-SOM’S SPICED GLASS NOODLE SOUP

Serves 2

Ingredients:

Marinade for minced chicken/ tofu:

1 cup minced chicken/ extra firm tofu

2 coriander roots

1 clove chopped garlic

1 teaspoon oyster sauce

1 teaspoon organic soy sauce

1 pinch black pepper

Broth:

2 ½ cups Vegetable stock

1 teaspoon organic soy sauce

½ teaspoon honey

1 cup glass noodles ( soaked in warm water for 10 minutes, drained and kept aside)

2-3 long green beans

¼ cup bean sprouts

1 tablespoon chili paste

1 teaspoon lime juice

4 tablespoons of chopped Thai parsley

Roasted shallots



METHOD:

  • Chop the garlic and coriander root together.
  • Mix it in with the minced chicken.
  • Add the oyster sauce, soy sauce and pepper to the chicken and mix it well.
  • Divide the chicken and shape into two patties.


  • In a pot, boil vegetable stock and then bring to a simmer.
  • Add the chicken patties to the broth and let it simmer for a few minutes till cooked.



  • Remove the patties from the broth and set aside.
  • Let the broth continue to simmer in the pot.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of honey, ½ teaspoon of soy sauce and mix well.
  • Add the green beans and bean sprouts to the broth and cook for a minute.



  • Take the broth off the fire and divide into 2 big soup bowls.
  • Add some glass noodles to each of soup bowls.
  • Place the chicken patties on the soup.



  • Add a spoon of chili paste or chili jam on top.
  • Garnish with roasted shallots and chopped Thai parsley.


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