Clear chicken soup recipe (sa-ngo chrouk sach mouen)
- Cuisine: Cambodian
- Serves 4
Soup features in most Cambodian meals and is served with other dishes as part of a main meal. This is a light, citrusy chicken broth with rice and herbs, that is seasoned with salt only.
Ingredients1L chicken stock
50g (¼ cup) steamed jasmine rice
1 garlic clove, bruised
1 stalk lemongrass, bruised
2cm slice galangal
4 kaffir lime leaves, torn
400g chicken breast fillets, cut into 2.5cm pieces
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp grated palm sugar
½ lemon, juiced
PreparationCombine stock, rice, garlic, lemongrass, galangal and kaffir lime leaves in a large saucepan and slowly bring to the boil.
Add chicken, reduce heat to low–medium, then cook for 4 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Add fish sauce and sugar, and lemon juice to taste. Season with salt and serve.
Photography by John Laurie.
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