Chicken Soup: Thai Shrimp-Chicken Soup

posted by Angel 07-27-101 6:24 PM[/url]
Thai Shrimp-Chicken Soup

2 Whole Chicken Breasts, halved
6 c Water
1 Small Onion, peeled and chopped
1 Small Bay Leaf
2 Sprigs Parsley
1/2 tsp Thyme
1 tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Pepper
1 Garlic clove, crushed
1 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1 tbl Soy Sauce
1/2 lb Raw small, shelled shrimp, deveined
2 c Sliced Mushrooms
6 Scallions, with tops, sliced
3 c Hot Cooked Rice
1/3 c Chopped fresh coriander or parsley

Remove skin from chicken breasts. Carefully cut meat from bones and pull out the pieces of cartilage. Cut meat into strips and set aside.

Put bones in large saucepan. Add water, onion, bay leaf, parsley, thyme, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and cook slowly, covered, 1 hour. Strain broth into a saucepan.

Combine garlic, coriander, chili powder, and soy sauce. Stir into broth. Bring to a boil. Add chicken, shrimp, and mushrooms. Cook slowly, covered, about 5 minutes, until the shrimp turns pink, and the chicken is tender. Stir in scallions and fresh coriander or parsley. Remove and discard bay leaf. Serve in bowls over or with rice. Serves 6.

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