Tuesday, July 4, 2017
LEMONGRASS CHICKEN PHO ENJOY DAN:
LEMONGRASS CHICKEN PHO FOR DONNA’S PARTY by CHEF DAN:
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
12 ounces dried rice noodles
2 stalks lemongrass, trimmed, outer layers discarded, halved lengthwise, and smashed with the side of a knife
12 cups chicken broth
5-1/2-inch fresh slices ginger
1 onion, cut into quarters and thin sliced
7 crimini mushrooms, quartered
1 bird chili, sliced into rings
1 tablespoon EACH soy sauce and mirin
8 large fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish
1 lime, juiced and cut into wedges
Scallions, bias-sliced into 1/2-inch lengths
1 carrot, cut into matchsticks
1/2-cup fresh cilantro
1/4-cup dry roasted peanuts
1. Soak the noodles in warm water for 30 minutes.
2. Drain and set aside.
3. In a stock pot add lemongrass and next 7 ingredients.
4. Add chicken strips, noodles; then reduce heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
5. Serve with garnish in a side dish.
ENJOY DAN: HEART AND SOUL IN THE KITCHEN!!