Chicken Soup with Lemon and Ginger (Kai Tom Khing)
green chili peppers
sliced in rings
scallions, spring or green onions
Straw mushrooms are available canned in the Oriental section of many supermarkets or fresh in Asian groceries. Enoki mushrooms would probably be a good substitute.
Heat the oil in a saucepan or wok and fry the garlic until soft but not brown.
Add the chicken and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
Cool a little.
Add the water and mushrooms.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add the lemon juice.
Cover, and cook gently for a further 10 minutes.
Add the chilies, spring onions and ginger.
Remove from the heat.
Sprinkle with coriander leaves before serving.