Friday, April 3, 2020

thai chicken meatball khao soi

Thai Chicken Meatball Khao Soi

Thai Chicken Meatball in Thailand - thick, coarse coconut broth usually served on egg noodles with a layer of coconut oil and chicken fat, marinated mustard greens to cut richness, noodles French fries to eat, and lime and coriander to add a refreshing touch. paired with super delicious meatballs.
  • Blackpepper
  • chili oil, for serving
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup Thai red curry paste
  • 8 ounces egg or rice noodles
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or grated
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans full-fat coconut milk
  • 4 baby bok choy or 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • sliced limes and thinly sliced shallots, for serving
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce (or low sodium soy sauce)
  • 2 green onions, finely, chopped, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup each fresh cilantro and Thai or regular basil, chopped, plus more for serving

  1. Add the chicken, green onions, ginger, garlic, and a pinch of pepper to a bowl. Mix until just combined. Coat your hands with a bit of oil, and roll the meat into tablespoon-size balls (will make 15-20 meatballs).
  2. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons oil. When the oil shimmers, add the meatballs and sear until crisp, about 4-5 minutes, turning them 2-3 times. Toss in the bok choy and cook 2 minutes more, until just charred on the edges. Transfer everything to a plate.
  3. To the same pot, add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and the curry paste. Cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in the coconut milk, chicken broth, fish sauce, and honey. Slide the meatballs and bok choy back into the soup. Simmer over medium heat until the meatballs are cooked through, 5-8 minutes. Stir in the herbs.
  4. Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package directions.
  5.  Divide the noodles between bowls and ladle the soup over. Top each bowl as desired with basil, green onions, shallots, lime juice, and chili oil. Enjoy your cooking!