Laotian Curry Soup (Kao Pboon)

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill a large stockpot with water and add chicken, galangal, ginger, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  • Remove chicken pieces and allow to cool.
  • Continue simmering broth.
  • Cook rice sticks according to package instructions and drain.
  • When chicken is cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones. Shred meat with a fork. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat; add shallots, garlic, and curry paste and saute until fragrant.
  • Stir in coconut milk, reduce heat, and simmer about 5 minutes.
  • Remove galangal and ginger pieces from broth and discard. Add curry coconut mixture to broth along with shredded chicken, fish sauce, and sugar (adjusting to your tastes).
  • Serve additions noted in description on a platter, along with extra fish sauce. Layer noodles in bowls, ladle broth over noodles (along with chicken) and pass platter of garnishes for toppings.
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