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Turmeric & coconut chicken soup

8
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A little spice goes a long way in this soothing dish, which is inspired by the cuisine of southeast Asia. Turmeric adds vibrant colour and a robust, warming flavour

Ingredients

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Root Ginger

15 g, peeled and grated

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Chicken breast, skinless, raw

480 g, cut into 2cm chunks

Turmeric

1½ teaspoons

Reduced Fat Coconut Milk, Canned (7.7% Fat)

1 can(s)

Chicken stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), 400ml stock

Mange-tout

150 g, sliced lengthways

Red pepper(s)

1 medium, deseeded and sliced

Egg Noodles, fresh

150 g, prepared as instructed

Coriander, fresh

1 tablespoons, leaves picked

Chilli, Green or Red

1 individual, finely sliced

Instructions

  1. Lightly mist a large pan or wok with cooking spray and place over a medium-high heat. Fry the ginger and garlic for 1 minute, until fragrant. Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes, until golden. Stir in the turmeric and cook for another minute.
  2. Pour in the coconut milk and chicken stock and bring to a simmer, then add the mangetout and red pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the egg noodles to the pan and cook for 3 minutes, until warmed through. Season to taste. Divide the soup between 4 bowls and garnish with the coriander and chilli to serve.

Notes

Did you know? Used in India for thousands of years as an alternative medicine, turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory properties.