Saturday, November 9, 2013

Chicken clear soup

The credit for this recipe of "Clear Soup"  goes to my brother. Its his signature soup. Very simple to make,clear, tasty and one of the healthiest soup.




All u need :

Chicken : 250 gms.
Lemon grass : 2 stalk nicely pod it.
Fresh Ginger :  2 inches.
Green Chillies : 4-5.
Coriander leaves : 2 Tbsp.
Spring onions      : 4
Onions            :    1 medium.
Spinach          :  1
Carrots           : 2   peel out, diced.
Celery   (Optional)      
Lemon leaves  : 2-4 (cut into 2).
Salt  as per taste.


1. Put the chicken  into a large stock pot and cover with cold water. Add about a teaspoon of salt, 1/4 tsp of pepper. Bring to a boil and immediately reduce heat to bring the stock to barely a simmer. Simmer uncovered at least 1 hours, occasionally skimming off the foam that comes to the surface.
2. Remove the chicken and strain the chicken stock. Retain the chicken pieces.
3. In another large stock pot, fill one fourth pot with water. Add  veggies like celery(optional), onion, carrots, spring onions, lemon grass, chopped ginger, lemon leaves, slit green chillies, spinach. Add  about a teaspoon of salt. Simmer for 15 minutes. Remove veggies and strain the stock.
4. Mix both chicken and veg stock. Adjust for salt. Now add the chicken pieces which were retained from chicken stock.












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