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Spicy chicken, sweet potato & broccoli soup

Points® value
Total Time
40 min
15 min
25 min
If you’re a fan of classic chicken soup, you’ll enjoy our update with plenty of veg and a spicy twist


Olive Oil

2 teaspoon(s)

Red onion

1 small, finely chopped

Celery, Raw

3 stick(s), finely chopped


2 clove(s), crushed

Chilli, green or red

1 individual, red, deseeded and finely chopped

Ground Cumin

1 teaspoon(s), level

Chicken Thigh, Skinless, Boneless, raw

400 g, fat trimmed and cut into 2cm pieces

Sweet potato, raw

300 g, peeled and cut into 1cm pieces

Chicken stock cube(s)

2 cube(s), 1 litre stock

Broccoli, raw

300 g, florets


100 g


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Cook the onion and celery for 5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic, chilli, cumin and chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until golden.
  2. Add the sweet potato, stock and 125ml water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, until the sweet potato is tender and the chicken is cooked through. Add the broccoli and simmer, uncovered, for a further 3 minutes. Stir through the spinach to wilt.
  3. Ladle the soup into bowls to serve.


Finely chop half a preserved lemon and combine with some fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves to use as a topping