Glass Noodle Soup with Pepper Recipe

Glass Noodle Soup with Pepper Recipe

Ingredients :

10 cm bunch glass noodles (Chinese vermicelli)

1/2 kg chicken

1 tablespoon fish sauce

8 dried Chinese mushrooms

3 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves

3 scallions, finely sliced

1 tablespoon cooking oil

2 medium onions, sliced lengthways

6 cloves garlic, sliced lengthways

1/2 teaspoon Ground black pepper

Salt to taste

For serving purposes:

Chili powder

 

Method :

Pour some hot water into a bowl and soften the glass noodles by soaking in the bowl. Once softened, cut into bite-sized lengths. Fill a saucepan with enough water to fully cover the chicken. Put the chicken into the saucepan. Add the fish sauce and simmer the chicken. Once the chicken is tender, debone and shred the chicken meat. Keep the chicken stock for later use.

Discard the stems of the Chinese mushrooms before soaking in hot water. After about 30 minutes, slice the mushroom caps into fine sizes. Heat up a saucepan and add in some oil to saute the onions and garlic. Add the chicken stock, glass noodles, mushrooms and pepper. Bring to a boil before turning the heat to low and simmer for the noodles is cooked. Add the shredded chicken meat, and salt according to taste.

Remove the saucepan from the heat, and sprinkle some cilantro leaves and scallion on top. Serve while still hot accompanied with some chili powder, if required.

 

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