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National Homemade Soup Day – February 4

Quote of the Day: Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. Ludwig van Beethoven

Today is National Homemade Soup Day. This winter has shown frigid temperatures throughout the United States. Hot soup is the perfect dish to take the sting out of the freezing temperatures.

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Here’s a twist on the classic chicken noodle soup by Chef Thomas Jones – Malaysian Chicken Noodle Soup

Malaysian Chicken Noodle Soup
A twist on the classic chicken noodle soup. It's the perfect winter soup to keep you warm in the frigid temperatures.
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  1. Whole Butter – 2 tablespoons
  2. Chicken Stock – 2 quarts
  3. Leak, sliced thin – 1 bunch
  4. Carrot, diced – 2 medium or 1 large
  5. Celery, diced – 3 stalks
  6. Jalapeno Pepper, diced – 1 medium
  7. Garlic Cloves, minced – 2
  8. Shiitake Mushrooms, sliced – 8 ounces
  9. Chicken Breast, Poached, cooled and diced Breast – 1 lb
  10. Rotel Tomatoes with Lime and Cilantro – 1 can
  11. *Yellow Curry Paste – 1-2 tablespoons to taste
  12. Coconut Milk – 1, 14 oz can
  13. Scallions, thinly sliced – as needed
  14. Fresh chopped Cilantro – as needed
  15. Cooked Egg Noodles – 8 ounces
  16. • Available in most grocery stores and all Asian markets.
  1. 1) Over low heat, gently sauté leak, carrots, celery, jalapeno pepper until lightly softened. Add garlic and sauté until the garlic’s aroma is present.
  2. 2) Add mushrooms and cook 3-4 minutes.
  3. 3) Add homemade chicken stock and simmer until vegetables are softened.
  4. 4) Add Rotel tomatoes, curry paste and coconut milk and continue to simmer over low heat 8-10 minutes.
  5. 5) Add cooked chicken and simmer to heat through.
  6. 6) Add cooked egg noodles and simmer one additional minute.
  7. 7) Transfer soup to individual serving bowls and garnish with scallions and fresh cilantro.
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