11.06.2010

Souper Saturday!

"There is nothing like soup. It is by nature eccentric: no two are ever alike, unless of course you get your soup in a can."
-Laurie Colwin


Hello! I hope you are well! In my neck of the woods it is COLD, so it is definitely time to start Souper Saturday again! Keep warm and Enjoy!


Chicken Rice Soup: Asian Style

Ingredients:

* 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 clove garlic, chopped
* 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
* 32 oz + 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
* 1 1/2 cups Asian slaw (see below)
* 1/4 tsp dried pepper flakes
* 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced
* 2 Tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
* 1 cup jasmine rice (uncooked)
* 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
* 2 green onions, sliced

Directions:

1.) Drizzle oil around sides of pot & tilt pot to distribute evenly.
2.) Heat oil on high, until oil faintly smokes.
(Caution: if oil smokes too much, pan is too hot)
3.) Add garlic, ginger, and chicken stock.
4.) Bring to boil.
5.) Reduce heat to medium.
6.) Add slaw, pepper flakes, chicken, lemon grass, rice, & cilantro.
7.) Simmer 10 min.
8.) Garnish with green onions.


Asian Slaw:

Ingredients:

* 1 cup Napa cabbage, sliced thin
* 1/4 cup celery, grated
* 1/4 cup carrot, grated

Directions:

1.) Mix together and set aside to use for soup recipe.
2.) Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Thought of the Day:

"Now that it's all over, what did you really do yesterday that's worth mentioning?"
-Coleman Cox


Have a great day and remember: Go Ahead & Indulge!

8 comments:

Kat said...

NUM!!!! I have been meaning to search for a good chx rice soup, THANK YOU!!! :)

Love, Kat

Robin@creations-anew.com said...

mmmmm...Love soup!
Robin

jen said...

That looks delicious!!!
:)

PoetessWug said...

I love soup...and soup weather gives you a good reason to sip away at it! Sluuuuuurp!! ^_^

New England Quilter said...

Mmmm - looks yummy!

donnarose said...

sounds wonderful but I do think soup is for all seasons.

Sheryl at Hand Painted Petals said...

Another awesome recipe! I just got the makings for the Yam patties -- we have to eat more so I can keep up! :)

Shari said...

Your soup looks great!

Down here in Australia the weather is warming up and we are heading into Summer - but you can check out my blog www.goodfoodweek.blogspot.com and find some of my wonderful winter soup recipes to keep you warm.

They were a hit with my American exchange students.