Indonesian chicken soup

Soto Ayam

Preparation info
  • to serve

    four to six

    • Difficulty


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By Sri Owen

Published 1980

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This can be eaten as soup, or as a supper dish with rice. If you serve it as a main course, these ingredients will feed four to six people.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 120 g (4 oz) shrimps
  • 120


Season the chicken breasts with 1 crushed clove of garlic and salt and pepper, and boil them for 30–40 minutes. Take out the chicken and allow to cool. Clean the beansprouts.

Pound the kemiri and garlic, and cabé rawit into a paste, and fry this in a little vegetable oil for 1 minute. Add the