• Sally

Chicken soup for the soul馃嵅

It's cold, everyone has colds and flu's....time for chicken soup. I have a chicken noodle soup that I like to make but I thought I would try this Healthyish recipe. It has ginger, garlic and sweet potatoes. I made it this morning and its good!

Give it a try!!

Feel Better Chicken Soup


路 戮 lb. skinless, boneless chicken thighs

路 鈪 cup jasmine rice, rinsed

路 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

路 1 2" piece ginger, peeled, thinly sliced

路 Kosher salt

路 2 small sweet potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 陆"-thick rounds

路 1 stalk celery chopped

路 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

路 1 Tbsp. soy sauce

路 陆 bunch cilantro, or Italian flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped

路 Freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Preparation
  • Bring chicken, rice, garlic, ginger, celery and 5 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add a big pinch of salt. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered and stirring occasionally, until rice has swelled and chicken is firm, 10鈥12 minutes.

  • Add potatoes to pan and cook over medium-low heat, still uncovered and stirring occasionally, until soup is thickened and potatoes and rice are tender, 15鈥20 minutes longer. Transfer chicken to a bowl and shred with 2 forks, then return to pot. Stir in lemon juice and soy sauce; taste soup and season with salt if needed. Divide soup among bowls.

  • Top with cilantro or parsley and lots of black pepper.

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