Coconut Soup with Chicken and Rice Noodles


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  • Serves


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Appears in

The Times Cookbook

The Times Cookbook

By Frances Bissell

Published 1995

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Sambal Sauce

  • 4 shallots or 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed


To make the sambal sauce, gently fry the shallots or onion and garlic in the groundnut oil until soft. Add the rest of the ingredients, bring to the boil, cook for a few minutes, then rub through a sieve. Put in a bowl, and cover until required. (It will keep for a few days in the refrigerator.)

To make the soup, blanch the noodles in boiling water for 3–4 minutes, drain and refresh und