Saturday, October 16, 2010
French Fridays with Dorie: Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup.
The minute I read the recipe, I knew I that it would be a hit. It has all the flavors I love: coconut, curry(an option I took), shredded chicken and rice noodles. Total comfort.
It. Was. So. Easy. Add spices, garlic, onion--and all the except (almost except) the chicken. When that comes to a boil, reduce to simmer, poach chicken. When it's done, take chicken out, shred it, add it back in, stir in cilantro, serve with bean sprouts, basil, mint...We finished it all.
This is going into rotation. Permanently.
I have to give a shout out to Viva Paper Towels: when no chic little muslin bag was available for my spices, I wrapped them up in a square of Viva. Stayed whole.
Today I MAY play catch up and make the mustard tart with leeks and carrots... because it looks FABULOUS.
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