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Medicine Bomb Chicken Soup



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Medicine Bomb Chicken Soup

  • 6
    2h 10min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      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. 1 tbs olive oil
    2 brown onions, peeled and halved
    1 whole head of garlic, peeled
    5cm piece of ginger, peeled
    2-3 cm piece of turmeric, peeled
    3 celery stalks, roughly chopped
    2 carrots, roughly chopped
    1 piece of lemon grass, brused with butt of knife
    2 sprigs fresh rosemary
    3 sprigs fresh thyme
    5 sprigs of fresh oregano
    1tbs dried parsley
    4L cold water
    1.5kg whole chicken
    2tbs salt
    2tsp freshly ground black pepper
    1 star anise pod
  2. Please note that this recipe uses the thermomix to prepare the ingredients, the cooking of the soup is on the stove top.

    1. Add onions, garlic and ginger to bowl, chop 4 seconds sp 5, mc on. In a large stock pot or soup pot, heat the oil on medium high heat. Add chopped onion, garlic and ginger to pot and allow to sweat for 3mins or until translucent.
    2. Add the turmeric, celery and carrots to tmx bowl. Chop for 3 seconds sp 5. Add to the pot with lemondrass and all herbs and cook for 2 minutes.
    3. Add the whole chicken to the pot, followed by the water, salt and pepper and finally, the star anise. Bring to the boil and reduce to heat to low.
    4. Allow the soup to simmer on low for 2 hours.
    5. Remove the soup from the stove and remove the chicken. Shread the meat from the bones, discarding both the bones and the skin. Also discard the lemon grass, star anise and the woddy stems from the herbs.
    Serve soup when hot. See notes.

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Straining isnt necessary but may be desirable.
Adapted from https://senseandedibility.com/medicinal-chicken-soup/
Please note that this is not my recipe.

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