Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Soups)

Chicken and Pumpkin Soup Recipe

(Canh Ga Bi Doa)

Ingredients : Serves 4

1.5 liters


450 g


2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

1 sprig

Chicken stock

Chicken thighs

Pumpkin, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes

Spring onions (scallions), sliced

Nuoc cham sauce


Coriander (cilantro) leaves, for garnishing

Method :
  • Pour the stock into a saucepan and bring to the boil.

  • Add the chicken thighs.

  • Simmer for 15 minutes, until cooked through. Remove and set aside.

  • Add the pumpkin cubes to the stock with the spring onions, nuoc cham sauce and pepper.

  • While pumpkin is simmering, strip the meat from the chicken and return it to the pan.

  • Pour out the soup into serving bowl.

  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

  • Serve hot with white rice

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