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Poached Chicken in Lemongrass Broth



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Poached Chicken in Lemongrass Broth

  • 60 grams palm sugar
  • 1 stick lemongrass, (white part only) cut into 2cm rounds then cut horizontally in half
  • 20 grams fresh ginger
  • 40 grams soy sauce
  • 2 pieces star anise
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable stock paste, (from Basic Cook Book)
  • 4 pieces Kaffir lime leaves, plus extra for garnishing
  • 1 litre water
  • 400 grams chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
  • 200 grams green beans, trimmed and cut into pieces about 3-4cm long
  • 350 grams noodle, udon
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
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  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Place palm sugar, lemongrass and ginger into Closed lid bowl and blitz 5 sec/speed 8. Scrape down bowl and repeat for 5 sec/speed 8. Scrape down bowl once again.
  2. Add soy sauce, star anise, vegetable stock paste, lime leaves and water. Boil 11 min/varoma temp/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 2.
  3. When broth has boiled, add thinly sliced chicken and beans and cook 3 min/varoma temp/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.
  4. Add udon noodles and continue to cook 2 min/varoma temp/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.
  5. Pour broth into a Thermoserver. Remove star anise and kaffir lime leaves and serve into bowls, garnishing with fresh thinly sliced extra kaffir lime leaves. See variations in additional tip below.

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Chicken can be substituted with prawns or calamari, thinly sliced beef or lamb strips if desired.

Prawns or Calamari: Step 3: Place 400g peeled raw prawns with or without tails intact OR 400g calamari with the beans and cook 2 min/varoma temp/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1. Continue with remainder of the recipe.

Beef or Lamb Strips: Step 3: Add thinly sliced beef or lamb strips instead of chicken and follow remainder of recipe.

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