New Year Longevity Noodle Soup by Chef Lisa Villiarimo, Food Specialist
Ingredients 1/2 lb chicken thighs (bone in) 5 garlic cloves, minced 2” knob fresh ginger, sliced 2 Tbsp avocado oil 3 Tbsp soy sauce salt & pepper to taste Various steamed vegetables of choice (cabbage, carrot, zucchini, etc.) Soft boiled eggs, halved Bean sprouts Green onions, chopped Long Noodles—Saimin, rice noodles, etc.
Method: Heat a pan with the oil. Salt & pepper the chicken thighs. Once the pan is hot, fry the chicken until brown. Add garlic, ginger, soy sauce and 6-8 cups water. Simmer for 45 minutes or until chicken is tender and fully cooked. Remove chicken and shred it. (once itʻs cooled to the touch.) Strain the stock. Cook noodles in salted water according to package directions.
To serve, add noodles and vegetables to bowls. Top with the shredded chicken and pour over the stock. Add egg, bean sprouts, green onions and serve.