Hmmm……this food are my fav. With rice or no rice…taste like heaven for me…lol……It made from chicken. There are lots of soto ayam varian in indonesia. Different regions have their own variation of it, for instance:
Soto Ambengan, originated from Ambengan, Surabaya (West Java). Soto Ambengan is famous for its delicious koya topping.
Soto Banjar originated from Banjarmasin (South Kalimantan), recipe here
Soto Kudus, from Kudus (West Java)
Soto Medan, from Medan (North Sumatera)
and many more.
100 g rice vermicelli, soak in hot water until tender, let it drain, set aside.
100 g bean sprout
100 g cabbage, shredded
1000 ml water
3 cm galangal
2 bay leaves
1 lemongrass, take only white part
3 kaffir lime leaves
salt, sugar and pepper to taste
2 tbs canola oil
2 boiled egg
Grounded ingredients :
4 cloves garlic
1 tsp ginger powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
Boiled chicken with galangal, bay leaves and lemongrass until chicken tender. Set aside. Shredded the chicken.
Heat oil in a pan. Stir fry grounded ingredients until the fragrant come out. Put into chicken stock. Let it boil.
Reduce the heat. Add salt, sugar and pepper. Let it boiled again.
How to serve: Put rice vermicelli, bean sprout, cabbage, boiled egg and shredded chicken in a bowl. Pour hot chicken stock into the bowl. Spread fried shallot and celery on the top and add lime juice. If you like it spicy, you can add sambal/hot chilli.
Soto Banjar is one of legendary food from Banjarmasin – South Kalimantan. It’s so tasty and really nice to have at the winter time. But in Banjarmasin, you could easily find it in hawker market everyday. Also, it’s one of my childhood memory when my family was living there for years.
3 L water
1 kg chicken
1 tsp ginger powder
1 tbs salt
1 tsp nutmeg powder
1 tsp pepper
5 cloves garlic
100 g rice vermicelli
6 potato cakes
4 boiled eggs
1 green onion
1 tbs celery
1 tbs fried shallot
sweet soy sauce
Boil chicken with salt, bay leaves and ginger until tender. Let it cool. Shredded the chicken. Set aside.
Take the chicken stock and put all the ingredients. Let it boil. And continued cook for about 15 minutes.
Arrange rice cube, rice vermicelli , potato cakes and egg in a bowl. Pour the hot soup. Add the garnish as you like.
Boil water in a pan. Cook beef meat until tender. Set aside, let it cool and cut diced. Keep the beef stock. While you can boil beef lung in separate pan. Cook until it tender. Set aside, let it cool and cut diced.
Add lime leaves, lemon grass and ginger into beef stock. Stir fry grounded ingredients until fragrant come out. Pour it into beef stock.
Add beef meat and beef lung diced into beef stock.
Cook for about 20 minutes.
Add salt, pepper and sugar to taste.
Serve soto with boiled egg. (you can add lime juice, sweet soy sauce and chilli if you like)