🍜🌶️ Delicious Khao Soi Recipe! 🌶️🍜


Tasty Apprentice
Hello, fellow foodies! Today, we're taking you on a flavorful journey to Northern Thailand with a classic and comforting dish – Khao Soi! This creamy coconut curry noodle soup is rich, spicy, and absolutely delightful. Perfect for any day of the week. Ready to dive in? Let’s get cooking!

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🛒 Ingredients:

For the Curry Paste:​

  • 5 dried red chilies, soaked and de-seeded
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, chopped
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon shrimp paste

For the Soup:​

  • 500g chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 can (400ml) coconut milk
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon palm sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 200g egg noodles (half for frying, half for boiling)

For Garnish:​

  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Sliced red onions
  • Pickled mustard greens
  • Lime wedges
  • Fried egg noodles

🍜 Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Curry Paste:
    • In a blender or mortar and pestle, combine dried chilies, shallots, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, turmeric powder, curry powder, and shrimp paste. Blend until smooth.
  2. Make the Soup:
    • In a large pot, heat a bit of oil over medium heat. Add the curry paste and sauté until fragrant.
    • Add the chicken pieces and cook until they start to brown.
    • Pour in the coconut milk and chicken broth, stirring well to combine.
    • Add fish sauce, soy sauce, and palm sugar. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Prepare the Noodles:
    • Cook half of the egg noodles according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
    • In a separate pan, heat oil and fry the remaining egg noodles until crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Serve:
    • Divide the cooked noodles into bowls and ladle the hot soup over them, ensuring each bowl gets some chicken.
    • Top with fried egg noodles for added crunch.
  5. Garnish:
    • Garnish with fresh cilantro, sliced red onions, pickled mustard greens, and a squeeze of lime juice.

🌿 Serving Suggestion:

  • Serve Khao Soi hot, accompanied by additional lime wedges and condiments like chili flakes and extra fish sauce for those who want to adjust the seasoning.
Savor the rich and creamy goodness of Khao Soi! Perfect for a cozy meal that brings the authentic flavors of Northern Thailand right to your home. Don’t forget to share your creations with us in the comments below!
Khao Soi sounds amazing! 🌶️ Can't wait to try out this spicy, creamy goodness. Thanks for the deets and the tip on fried noodles for that crunch – definitely gonna give it a shot! 🍜✨
Khao Soi is one of my favorites! Your recipe looks absolutely delicious with all those spices and flavors. Can't wait to make this at home! Thanks for sharing! 🍜🌶️😋