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keel
added almost 3 years ago

How about some tabasco? You could add a bit of cayenne or regular hot sauce too.

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cv
added almost 3 years ago

Salt? MSG? Cognac? Soy sauce? Bacon?

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TobiT
added almost 3 years ago

Lemon juice and salt

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Trena Heinrich
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added almost 3 years ago

CarbsForever - I bet you made a delicious pot of chicken noodle soup that just needs a bit more salt.

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HalfPint
HalfPint

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added almost 3 years ago

Ginger for a more Asian-profile.
Smoked paprika
Curry powder
Thai curry paste
scallions
fresh herbs like parsley, thyme, basil

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scruz
added almost 3 years ago

soy, fish sauce, worsterchire, all add salt and fish sauce really is salty but gives a nice flavor. i add it to all kinds of things such as stews, soups, braises. some fresh sautéed celery is flavorful with the right flavor profile.

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madcow19
added almost 3 years ago

Julienne some fresh carrots and zucchini and cook for a few minutes.

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Shuna Lydon
Shuna Lydon

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added almost 3 years ago

Fresh herbs, fresh cracked black pepper, fresh cut carrots/celery, caramelized onions. Call me crazy, but chicken soup is one of the few things I like to keep "sweet," meaning, not salty. I like it to taste of chicken essence... it might be the latent jewish grandmother in me...

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Rachel
added almost 3 years ago

A splash of white vinegar and some fresh cracked pepper.

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Niknud
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added almost 3 years ago

I have the same problem with my kiddos who love bland food - gack! I usually add a whole mess of cholula to my bowl chicken soup along with some cheese on top and pretend I meant to make it that way.

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Picholine
added almost 3 years ago

I would say you should reheat and add chicken base that will fortify the bland chicken stock and if needed more salt to taste. You can buy the chicken base in the grocery store it is a paste in a jar an very cheap.

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