Shirataki and Chicken Curry Noodle Soup

Shirataki and Chicken Curry Noodle Soup
Recipe type: Soups
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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1½ tablespoons Thai yellow curry paste
  • ½ tablespoon curry powder
  • ½teaspoon hot chili paste
  • 2 -12.5 ounce cans unsweetened coconut milk
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 1½ tablespoons fish sauce
  • ½ pound cooked chicken, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 cup cooked sweet potatoes, cut into bite size pieces
  • ¼ cup fried shallots
  • 1½ cup bean sprouts, blanched
  • 2 -8 ounce packages shirataki spaghetti or angel hair noodles
  • ⅔ cup snow peas, halved diagonally then blanched
  • ⅔ cup baby bok choy, cut into bite size pieces, blanched or spinach leaves,
  • ¼ cup red onions, sliced paper thin
  • ¼ cup green onions, cut into thin rings
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon dried chili flakes, optional
  • 4 small lime wedges
  1. Drain and rinse Shirataki Noodles very well. Place on paper towels to dry and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium pot over moderate heat. Add garlic and shallots and stir until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
  3. Add curry paste, curry powder and chili paste and stir another minute.
  4. Add coconut milk, chicken stock, fish sauce, chicken and sweet potatoes and bring to a boil. Cook until chicken is done then reduce heat.
  5. Add half of the fried shallots and set aside.
  6. To serve, place bean sprouts on the bottom of each preheated soup bowls.
  7. Top with equal portions of noodles , snow peas, bok choy, red onions, green onions and cilantro.
  8. Ladle hot broth on top (make sure each bowl has chicken and sweet potatoes) and serve with chilies and lime on the side.