Soto Ayam is a chicken soup popular in Malaysia and Indonesia. This soto ayam recipe is easy, authentic and the best recipe you will find online. Serve with rice noodles or rice cakes for a meal.
There are many adaptations and recipes of Soto Ayam in the region but I love this recipe the best.
In Indonesia, this dish is called Soto Resah. The yellow-color soup is infused with coconut milk, turmeric and spices.
It tastes utterly delicious with a flavor profile that is complex due to the spices in the soup.
It’s hearty and mouthwatering, especially on colder nights.
It’s very easy to make authentic Soto Ayam at home, as long as you have all the ingredients.
First, you make the spice paste. Next, you make the soup by combining chicken broth, coconut milk and spices together.
To serve, cook the rice noodles, bean sprouts and then add the soup and chicken to a serving bowl.
Add the toppings of hard-boiled egg, chopped scallion and fried shallot crisps and serve immediately.
Yes, absolutely. Turmeric root can be hard to find if you are in the United States.
You can find turmeric powder in the spice aisle of regular grocery stores or Asian stores.
Yes, you can. Instead of using rice noodles, you can serve with rice cakes or ketupat.
This recipe is 515 calories per serving.
Serve this dish as a main noodle dish. For a healthy Malaysian-Indonesian meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
This recipe yields 4 individual servings of Soto Ayam.
Amount Per Serving Calories 515Total Fat 35gSaturated Fat 20gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 121mgSodium 682mgCarbohydrates 39gFiber 6gSugar 9gProtein 20g