Hot and Spicy Chicken Manchow Soup is a popular Indo-Chinese cuisine with its place of origin in China. The recipe here is of a hot and spicy soup with added Indian flavors, made with chicken and vegetables served with fried noodles.
Chicken Manchow Soup is a brown soup prepared with vegetables and chicken, corn flour and flavored with generous doses of different sauces and chili peppers. Usually served with crispy dry noodles.
Available in almost all restaurants though it be small or big and also at roadside food carts. In India, it is believed to be started from Meghalaya.
In China, the street hawkers serve Chicken Manchow Soup in a different way. They throw in the ingredients you ask for to make it suitable to your taste.
Ingredients of Chicken Manchow Soup
For Boiling Chicken
Chicken Boneless 1/2 kg
Garlic 3 Cloves
Ginger 2 Dices
Chopped Garlic 1 Tablespoon
Chopped Ginger 1 Tablespoon,
Chopped Green Chili 1 Tablespoon
Green Onion 1/2 Cup (White Part)
Green Onions 1/2 Cup (Green Part)
Carrots 1 Cup
Capsicum 1/2 Cup
Soy Sauce 2 Tablespoon
Vinegar (White) 1 Tablespoon
Corn Flour 1/2 Cup
Salt To Taste
Noodles 2 Cups
Edible Oil 1/2 Cup
Black Pepper Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Steps for Chicken Manchow Soup
Take a deep pan to boil the chicken. Add 4 cups of water, salt, ginger cloves and garlic dices to it. Boil for about 15-20 Minutes so that chicken gets cooked well.
Don’t throw away the stock of chicken as it is going to be used in later steps.
Take the chicken out from the stock and cut the cooked chicken into small dices or shred it as you like it in the soup. Don
Take a soup pot and add oil to it. Heat the oil. Add chopped green chili, chopped garlic, chopped ginger and white part of green onion. Saute for 3-4 minutes and add chopped carrots, capsicum, to it. Mix it well.
Now add the chicken stock (Chicken soup or say water in which chicken was boiled) and cook for 2 minutes. Add the diced or shredded chicken to it.
Add Soy Sauce, vinegar, and black pepper to it. Increase the flame and bring it to a boil. Take a bowl and mix corn flour and 1/2 cup water to it. Mix it well to make it paste. Add this cornflour mix to the soup and stir it well until the soup starts to thicken.
Add green part of the spring onion and simmer it for 2 minutes. Your Hot and Spicy Chicken Manchow Soup is ready to serve. Serve it with fried noodles to get the best taste.
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