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                    THAI CHICKEN & COCONUT SOUP VMXV03A
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Chicken
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Condensed chicken broth
                         -- (Low-salt)
   14       oz           Unsweetend coconut milk
      1/2   c            Fresh lemongrass
                         -- (sliced 1/4 thick)
    1       lg           Chicken breast half
                         - with skin and ribs
    1       tb           (or more) lime juice
      1/2                Jalapeno chili -- minced
                         Fresh cilantro
                         -- finely chopped
 
   Bring first 3 ingredients to boil in heavy medium saucepan. Reduce heat,
   add chicken and simmer until almost cooked through, turning occasionally,
   about 12 minutes. Transfer chicken to plate; cool. Remove chickenskin and
   bones. Cut meat into 1/2 inch pieces.
   
     Strain soup through sieve into small saucepan. Add 1 T lime juice and
   jalapeno to soup and simmer until reduced to 2 cups, about 20 minutes. Add
   chicken and simmer just to heat through. Taste, adding more lime juice if
   desired. Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro.
   
   From Bon Appetit, June, 1992.  MM format by Mike Kean
  
 
 
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