Tasty Thai Chicken Soup!

 January 26, 2011
Posted by jenn

Tasty Thai Chicken Soup

1 qt reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
1 cup cooked rice
½ tsp kosher salt
2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1/3 cup veggie oil
2 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 large shallot, thinly sliced
1 tbsp flour
½ cup cilantro
½ cup Thai basil leaves
1 red jalepeno, halved & sliced

  1. Put broth in a large pot and bring to a simmer. Add chicken, rice, salt and ginger; simmer 15 mins.
  2. Heat oil in a small saucepan over high heat. Fry garlic, turning constantly until golden brown (about 2 mins). Transfer to paper towel to drain.
  3. Put shallots in a small bowl and toss with flour to coat and break into rings. Fry shallots in same oil. Drain on towels.
  4. Ladle soup into bowls. Tope each with herbs, sprinkles of fried garlic, a few slivers of fried shallot, and a few slices of jalepeno.