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Rice & Chicken Ball Soup (Koatum Gai)


This is a simple soup consisting of mostly rice with chicken mince balls. Flavour with fresh sliced ginger, fried garlic and dry flaked chilli if you want to add some spice.

Ingredients for 2 People
150 gms Thai Fragrant Rice
100 gms Chicken Breast
800 ml Water
5 Garlic Cloves
1/2 Teaspoon Pepper Corns
1 Chicken Stock Cube
50 gms Coriander Leaves
20 gms Ginger Root
1 Teaspoon Salt
2 Tablespoons Fish Sauce

Serve With
Fried Garlic
Dried Flacked Chillis

1. Boil the water with chicken stock cube.
2. Mince the chicken together with the garlic, salt, and pepper corns in a blender.
3. Form into balls of meat with a teaspoon and drop into the boiling water.
4. Add the rice into the boiling pan and simmer for 15 minutes - stirring frequently.
5. Add the fish sauceand cook for a further 5 minutes.
6. Slice the ginger into fine slices and add to the soup.
7. When you serve the soup add the fried garlic, chilli flakes, sugar, a little vinegar and some coriander. Each guest can choose the flavourings they want to use.

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