Ingredients

How to make it

  • Place chicken in a large pot, cover with cold water
  • Bring to a boil
  • Add ginger chunks, chopped chili pepper and cut up lemon grass
  • When the chicken is tender, remove from the pot and allow to cool
  • Remove the breast meat (and other parts you like to eat) and cut into big chunks
  • Put carcass, skin, wings, etc. back into the broth and continue to boil to make a strong broth; boil down to about 2 litres
  • Pour through a strainer to remove carcass, ginger and other bits and pieces
  • season with broth cube and/or salt and lemon juice
  • add chicken cubes to the clear broth
  • Saffron will give it a lovely golden colour
  • Add some sliced red chili (optional)
  • Pour into serving bowl and garnish with freshly cut coriander leaves

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    " It was excellent "
    valinkenmore ate it and said...
    Wonderful flavors - can't wait to try this. Thanks for the post and high 5 to you!
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  • ttaaccoo 10 years ago
    This is a treasure in the soup world!! Love the lemon grass and tumeric and ginger. thank you!!555555555555 ps. and from the Indian Ocean --wow how exotic!! lovely lovely!!
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    " It was excellent "
    sitbynellie ate it and said...
    The flavour combination sounds really nice in a clear chicken broth, I will try this! Thank you for the recipe!
    Susan
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