Cure All Chicken Soup
Chicken Soup. They say chicken soup is 'Jewish penicillin' and this is packed full of veg and immune boosting ingredients, it's restorative and delicious.
Servings: 4 small bowls
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- 1 onion
- 2 carrots
- 1 celery stick
- 100 g mushrooms
- 100 g frozen peas
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 litre homemade chicken stock
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
- 1 clove of garlic
- Salt and pepper
- 3 chicken thighs
- small handful of parsley
- pinch of chilli flakes (optional garnish)
- Lemon wedge (optional garnish)
Chop the onion, carrot and celery into fine dice.
Heat the butter in a large pan, add the chopped veg, peas and mushrooms.
Cook gently for 5 minutes.
Add the chicken stock, turmeric and crushed in the garlic.
Taste your stock and add salt and pepper to taste.
Bring to a simmer and add the chicken thighs.
Simmer for 10 minutes until the thighs are cooked through.
Remove the thighs from the liquid and chop into bite sized pieces.
Return the chicken to the soup.
Serve with a sprinkling of fresh parsley.
Garnishes of chilli flakes and lemon will also give your immune system a boost, great if you have a cold or flu but better avoided if you have an upset stomach.