Chicken in Lemongrass Coconut Broth
Mince the lower 2/3 of lemongrass stalk. Bruise the remaining upper portion of lemongrass stalk by hitting it with the back of a knife.Advertisement
Pour chicken stock into a large pot; add minced lemongrass, bruised lemongrass stalk, 1/2 the ginger, lime leaves, garlic, and Sriracha sauce. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer. Add chicken to simmering broth; cook until chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes. Remove lemongrass stalk and lime leaves using a slotted spoon; discard.
Place cilantro bundle in the broth and simmer for 2 minutes. Add coconut milk, remaining ginger, brown sugar, lime juice, and fish sauce. Remove cilantro bundle using a slotted spoon; discard. Simmer broth, 5 to 10 minutes.
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a rolling boil. Add ramen and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Drain and portion noodles into serving bowls.
Mix carrots, tomatoes, and green onions into broth. Ladle broth over noodles; garnish with cilantro.
If not salty enough, add another tablespoon fish sauce.
If it's too sour, add 1 tablespoon white sugar or more if needed.
If too spicy, add coconut milk.
If not spicy enough, add more Sriracha sauce.
The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount for the ramen and seasoning packets.