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Curried Chicken Soup

with Mushrooms and Noodles

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Curried Chicken Soup

Curried Chicken Soup - Appetizing and filling, with exotic flavor

25 min.
55 min.
Ready in


for 4 servings
4 ounces
1 pound
Chicken breast (with bone)
2 pints
1 ½ tablespoons
1 piece
Ginger root (about 25 grams)
2 stalks
5 ounces
4 ounces
4 ounces
small Lime
1 ounce
1 bunch
¾ cup
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Plate, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Ladle, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

Step 1/9
Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 1

Cook rice noodles in salted water according to package instructions. Drain in a colander, rinse in cold water and drain well. Rinse chicken, pat dry and remove the skin.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 2

Place chicken breast in a pot with the broth and curry paste and bring to a boil.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 3

Skim off foam with a slotted spoon. Simmer broth with meat for 20 minutes over medium heat.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 4

Meanwhile, peel and chop the ginger. Rinse and trim lemongrass, remove hard outer leaves and crush with the flat side of a knife. Rinse chile pepper, cut in half and remove seeds.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 5

Add ginger, lemongrass and chile pepper to the pot and let the soup cook for another 10-15 minutes. Then remove the chicken breasts and let cool on a plate. Rinse corn and cut in half lengthwise. Trim snow peas, rinse and cut in half crosswise.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 6

Trim shiitake mushrooms, cut out stems and cut tops in half, depending on size.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 7

Remove cooled chicken meat from the bone with a small knife and cut into cubes. Squeeze lime. Chop peanuts. Rinse basil, shake dry and chop finely.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 8

Bring broth to a boil. Add corn and mushrooms and cook 5 minutes. Add snow peas and cook for another 2 minutes.

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Curried Chicken Soup preparation step 9

Add coconut milk, lime juice and diced chicken to the pot and bring to a boil. Remove lemongrass. Add noodles and heat briefly. Divide the soup among bowls, sprinkle with chopped peanuts and basil and serve.

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