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Kaeng Chuet No Mai Kap Kai (Chicken Soup with Bamboo Shoots) แกงจืดหน่อไม้กับไก่

Recipe from: Thai Soups and Salads by Nongkran Daks and Alexandra Greeley
Servings: 4

3 cilantro roots
½ teaspoon whole peppercorns
2 cloves garlic, peeled
6 cups water
1 pound chicken pieces
2 cups cubed bamboo shoots
2 spring onions (scallions), cut into 2 inch lengths
1 sprig fresh cilantro, coursely chopped
2 tablespoons fish sauce
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar

Using a motar and pestle, pound the cilantro roots, peppercorns and garlic until smooth. Heat the water in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the pounded mixture and stir to combine. Add the chicken and bamboo shoots, bring to the boil and simmer gently until tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Add the spring onions, fresh cilantro, fish sauce, salt and sugar. Serve hot.


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