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Chicken and ginger broth

9
9
9
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
1 hr 10 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Adding fresh ginger and turmeric to your chicken broth is a simple way to add herbs and flavour.

Ingredients

olive oil

1 tbs

leek(s)

1 whole, thinly sliced

carrot(s)

2 medium, finely chopped

garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

fresh ginger

1 tbs, finely grated

ground turmeric

2 tsp

dried chilli flakes

½ tsp

whole chicken

810 g, (Buy 1.6kg chicken)

salt reduced chicken stock

10 cup(s), (2.5L)

McKenzie's Soup Mix

300 g, (1½ cups)

fresh flat-leaf parsley

½ cup(s), chopped

fresh sage

1 tbs, chopped

lemon(s)

1 medium, cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook leek and carrot for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and lightly coloured. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric and chilli. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  2. Add chicken, stock and soup mix to pan. Cover and bring just to the boil. Simmer, partially covered, for 1 hour. Cool slightly. Wearing clean rubber gloves, lift chicken from pot. Remove skin, then pull meat from bones and coarsely shred. Discard skin and bones and return meat to soup. Reheat gently and stir in parsley.
  3. Sprinkle with sage. Serve with lemon wedges.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Crusty wholegrain bread.

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