*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    DRIED FISH BELLY SOUP - KAPAW PLA *
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chicken                          Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4       c            Water
    1                    Whole Chicken Breast
    8       oz           Dried Fish Belly/Fish Maw
                         -Soaked In Hot Water Until
                         -Soft
      1/3   c            Light Soy Sauce
    1       tb           Sweet Soy Sauce
      1/2   c            Bamboo Shoot Strips
      1/4   ts           White Pepper
    4       sm           Hard-Cooked Eggs, Sliced
      1/4   c            Minced Cilantro/Coriander
 
   Once the fish belly has been soaked in hot water it develops an interesting
   gelatinous texture which easily absorbs other flavors.
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   Heat the water to boiling in a large saucepan and simmer the chicken breast
   for about 10 to 15 minutes or until done.  Reserve the chicken stock.
   
   Place the cooked chicken breast in cold water to cool.  Remove the neat
   from the bone and discard the skin.  Shred the meat and set aside.
   
   Drain the dried fish belly, squeeze out any excess water and cut into 1
   inch pieces.
   
   Heat the chicken stock to boiling, add the dried fish belly and all the
   remaining ingredients except the eggs and the cilantro.  Stir in the
   shredded chicken and cook until hot.  Pour into a serving bowl and garnish
   with egg slices and cilantro.
   
   From: Thailand The Beautiful Cookbook.  Typed by Syd Bigger.
  
 
 
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