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Chicken, Tomato and Barley Soup



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Chicken, Tomato and Barley Soup

  • 600 grams chicken tenderloins
  • 300 grams carrots, diced
  • 250 grams Celery, diced
  • 1 large onion, halved
  • 30 grams olive oil
  • 410 gram tin diced tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable stock paste
  • 50 grams tomato paste
  • 1 tsp Thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp Majoram, dried
  • 60 grams pearl barley
  • 900 grams water
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place diced carrot & celery into bottom of varoma and ensuring a good opening is made in the middle to allow for steam circulation.
    Place varoma tray into position and place chicken tenderloins onto tray, allowing space for steam to circulate.
    Set varoma aside.
    Place onion and olive into mixing bowl and chop 3 sec sp 5.
    Scrape down sides of bowl well.
    Saute 3 mins 120 deg sp 1.
    Add remaining soup ingredients into mixing bowl.
    Place varoma into positiong and cook 40 minutes, Varoma, Counter-clockwise operation sp 1. Check chicken to ensure it is cooked through. Extend cooking time by 5 minutes if necessary.
    Sit varoma tray onto varoma lid and set aside.
    Pour carrots and celery into Thermoserver.
    Gently pour tomato soup mixture over the cooked vegetables, using the spatula to break the splashing.
    Place chicken into mixing bowl and shred for 3 sec Counter-clockwise operation sp 4.
    Pour shredded chicken into Thermoserver and mix into soup mixture thoroughly. Check season and adjust to taste.


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Use chicken thighs or chicken drumstick meat as an alternative to tenderloins.

Great with bread rolls.

Can use extra vegetables or change vegetables to your personal perference.

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  • An absolute winner in our household Brilliant...

    Submitted by schnapps72 on 30. May 2017 - 13:04.

    An absolute winner in our household. Brilliant flavour and so easy to make. Added to our favourites.

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  • This was great Got both kid and husband tick of...

    Submitted by erikam on 6. May 2017 - 10:42.

    This was great! Got both kid and husband tick of approval. I used thigh fillets as the tip suggested becaue it's what I already had to hand.

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