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Soto Ayam

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Indonesia-Andre Susilo-Soto Ayam

Soto ayam is a traditional soup commonly found in Indonesian cuisine and popular in Singapore, Malaysia and Suriname. It is a yellow/white/clear spicy soup with lontong or nasi himpit or ketupat (all compressed rice that is then cut into small cakes) and/or vermicelli or noodles.

Choose to cook this dish and learn what goes inside Soto Ayam. Besides chicken and vermicelli, turmeric is added as one of its ingredients to get that beautiful yellow chicken broth. Choose how to pair your soup with either hard-boiled eggs, slices of fried potatoes, Chinese celery leaves, or fried shallots. Love coconut milk? Learn the perfect measurements to bring out the fabulous spices.

For a ‘real’ authentic taste, learn how to make "koya", a powder of mixed prawn crackers with fried garlic or orange colored spicy sambal (Indonesian chili sauce or paste), krupuk (Indonesian deep fried crackers) or emping (a type of Indonesian chips) to get that crackle on top. Learn to cook this dish and be ready to create the smells and textures of Indonesian cuisine, today!