Ingredients for Making Chicken Satay Vermicelli:
- Chicken: 1 kg
- Fresh vermicelli: 1 kg
- Pickled bamboo shoots
- Cinnamon: 1 branch
- Dai Anise: 2 pieces
- Cardamom: 1 fruit
- Ginger: 1 piece
- Purple onion: 1 piece
- Lemongrass: 3 branches
- Cashews: 1/2 tablespoon
- Satay: 1 jar
- Seasoning: Salt, sugar, seasoning, pepper…
- Served with raw vegetables: bean sprouts, lettuce, laksa leaves, cinnamon, cabbage…
- Lemon: 1 fruit.
- Chili: 1 fruit.
- Tools for making: Pots, cups, bowls, spoons, chopsticks…
Step 1: Prepare Vegetables
Cut the cabbage in half, grate or thinly slice with a knife. Wash, soak in dilute salt water for about 15 minutes, then rinse with water, dry.
Rackets are washed, soaked in dilute salt water for about 10 minutes, then rinsed with water, then drained.
Lettuce, herbs are picked up, soaked in diluted salt water for about 15 minutes to clean, rinsed with water and then drained. Thinly sliced lemon.
Step 2: Boil the Chicken
Wash chicken with vinegar and salt to clean to remove odors.
Put the pot on the stove, put 2 liters of water in the pot; Add 1 red onion and boil the chicken, season with 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon sugar.
Lemongrass smashed, cut in half and then put in the pot; When the water boils, remove the foam and cover the pot for about 20 minutes until the chicken is tender.
Step 3: Cook Chicken Noodle Soup
Cinnamon is lightly grilled over charcoal for about 3-4 minutes to wake up the aroma. Do not bake with a gas stove because it may release toxic substances.
After boiling the chicken, add cinnamon, cardamom, star anise; Add chopped ginger to the pot and cook for about 10 minutes. Prepare a small pot, turn on the stove at medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil and 1/2 teaspoon of cashews; Stir for about 1 minute for cashew color. Squeeze the cashew oil into a separate bowl, remove the cashews and take only the clear oil.
After 30 minutes, turn off the heat, let the chicken soak in water for about 10 more minutes to cook thoroughly, the chicken skin also keeps its beautiful color. Then open the pot lid, remove the chicken to a plate to cool. Leave lemongrass, onion, cinnamon, anise, cardamom, ginger out because if left for a long time in the pot; These ingredients will make the broth taste bitter and strong.
If the broth has a lot of chicken fat floating on top, take it out to avoid being bored. Chop or shred the chicken according to family taste.
Cooking spices: cinnamon, star anise, and cardamom are available in traditional Chinese medicine stores, and some seasoning stores also sell prepackaged packages of these spices.
Step 4: Finish the Chicken Noodle Soup
Add the shredded chicken bones to the broth, turn the heat to medium; Season with 1 teaspoon of sugar, cashew color, 3 teaspoons of satay and a little pepper to taste.
Note: Add color when it’s close to turning off the stove, the dish will be more beautiful.
Bring the water to a boil and then turn off the heat. Put vermicelli in a bowl, discard raw vegetables; Shredded chicken and hot broth, add a little lemon and chili is the finished dish.
Step 5: Finished Product
Chicken vermicelli with aromatic, spicy satay, sweet chicken broth with rich meat flavor served with delicious crispy raw vegetables is a perfect combination. Enjoy while still hot!