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spicy sotanghon chicken soup recipe
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Spicy Sotanghon Chicken Soup

Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken soup, pancit sotanghon, spicy soup
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lb. chicken cut into serving pieces
  • 1 piece Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 2 stalks lemongrass chopped
  • 1 piece red onion sliced
  • 8 pieces Thai chili pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 thumbs ginger
  • 1 tablespoon patis
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced
  • 2 ounces sotanghon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Combine garlic, onion, ginger, lemongrass, and chili. Crush the ingredients using a mortar and pestle tool or a food processor. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a cooking pot. Saute the crushed ingredients for 1 minute.
  • Add chicken. Saute until outer part turns light brown.
  • Pour-in water. Let boil.
  • Add Knorr Chicken Cube. Cover the pot. Continue cooking using low to medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Add sotanghon. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add green onions and season with patis and ground white pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!