Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Soto Ayam

Soto ayam 2 portions

Main Ingredients:

1/2 kg chicken
250 gr vermicelli (soaked in warm water)
200 gr bean sprouts (boiled)

1 lemon (take the juice)
2 eggs
1 tomato
1/2 cucumber
1 ts fried onions
1 ts coriander leaves

Soup ingredients:
1 lt water
2 onions
3 candle nuts (ground)
1 ts coriander seeds (ground)
3 cloves of garlic
1 ts turmeric powder
1 stalk lemongrass (cut small)

salt, pepper, oil and chicken broth (as you like)
* some put galangal and ginger (but I don't like them)

How to cook!
  • Boil 1 lt of water with the whole onions, ground candle nuts, ground coriander seeds, garlic and cut lemongrass and also the chicken. (Some people like it with the bones)
  • Put the turmeric powder, salt, pepper, oil and chicken broth.
  • Take the chicken and onions out. Cut the chicken into small pieces (julienne if possible) and smash the onions, then put them back into the soup.
  • Prepare the toppings!
  • Pour the soup into a bowl, and put the vermicelli and bean sprouts inside the soup.
  • Arrange the toppings as you like and pour the lemon juice on the top.
  • Eat with sweet soy sauce and ABC sambal :P