One-Pot Wonders

Chicken Soup

February 22, 2013
3 Ratings
  • Serves 6
Author Notes

In a trip to the US, I caught the flu with high fever and coughing. A friend of mine made this soup for me and I felt so much better. Did you know that chicken broth has healing ability. The scientists do not know why, but it seems that it helps us recover faster form cold and flu! —Culinary Flavors

What You'll Need
  • 1 liter chicken broth
  • 1/2 liter water
  • 2 chicken breasts, skin on, bones in
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 tablespoons parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 5 peppercorns
  • salt
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 packet rice noodles or any other noodles
  1. We empty broth in the pot we add the chicken and the water.
  2. We bring to boil and skim off the yuck that comes to top.
  3. We put in the spices and the vegetables.
  4. We lower the fire and cover until the chicken and the vegetables are soft.
  5. We take out the chicken and remove the bones and skin and cut it in small pieces.
  6. We throw it back to the soup.
  7. In the meantime we have already prepared the noodles according to the package's instructions and throw them in along with the chicken.
  8. If you like your soup more thick you can thicken it by adding 2 tbsp of corn flour dissolved in 2 tbsp of water.

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lapadia February 28, 2013
This is a wonderful chicken soup recipe. It is true the scientists don’t totally know why but chicken soup has been shown in studies to thin our passage ways & stuffy noses. Broth and noodles provide carbohydrates for our energy levels and vegetables will boost the level of nutrients which supports our immune function. So…let’s slurp away!