Chicken Vegetable Soup Recipe

Introduction

Chicken vegetable soup is a variation of traditional chicken soup. This hot soup is a perfect combination of protein, carbohydrate, fibers, and minerals. This is made of small shredded chicken pieces in the hot soupy water with lots of vegetables. A very easy and healthy recipe of chicken vegetable soup will be shared in this blog. It contains lots of protein, fibers, and carbohydrates.

Image credits: chicken vegetable soup by Tony Alter, lisence under CC 2.0

Main Ingredients

Chicken and vegetables.

Time of preparation

10 minutes

Time of cooking

20 to 25 minutes

Serving

For 3 to 4 persons

Nutrients

It contains lots of protein and fibers.

Preparation of the ingredients

·         Rinse and cut the pieces of chicken in proper size.

·         Rinse vegetables thoroughly.

·         Chop onion.

·         Chop garlic.

·         Chop celery and parsley.

·         Chop carrots.

·         Chop capsicum and bell peppers.

Ingredients

Chicken250-300 gm
Capsicum1
Cream½ cup
SaltTo taste
PepperTo taste
Onion1
garlic1 tbsp
Celery 
Carrot2
Parsley3-4 tbsp
Olive Oil3 tbsp
Bell pepper3

Preparation procedure

·         At first put the chicken pieces into a pot and add 4 cups of water.

·         Bring it to boil for 10 minutes.

·         Transfer the boiled chicken pieces into a bowl and collect the chicken broth in another bowl.

·         Shredded the pieces of chicken with the help of two forks.

·         Put 2 to 3 table spoon of olive oil in a cooking pan and heated.

·         Add chopped onions, carrots, celery, chopped capsicum and bell peppers in the cooking pan and heat to medium low flame.

·         Stir the vegetables frequently for 6 to 8 minutes.

·         Then add 1 tbsp garlic and 3 to 4 tbsp parsley.

·         Cook them for some time.

·         When the vegetables become soften, add the shredded chicken pieces in the cooking pot.

·         Add the chicken broth to the cooking pan and covered the pan with a lid.

·         Cook them for 5 to 8 minutes.

·         Add some salt to taste.

·         Add some pepper to taste.

·         Chicken vegetable soup is ready to taste and it should be served warm.

Variation on the recipe

·         Bay leaves can add some flavor to this soup. So, it can be added.

·         To make this soup heavy, you can add cream.

·         You can add boiled sweet corn also.

Tips for delicious soup making

·         Rinse the vegetables and chicken pieces before cooking.

·         Chop vegetables and chicken into proper cubed sized.

·         Use sufficient amount of broth.

Nutritional value

The nutritional value of this chicken vegetable soup (1 bowl) is stated below:

Calories- 168 KCal

Fat- 3.7 g

Cholesterol- 15 mg

Sodium- 1168 mg

Potassium- 616 mg

Net Carbohydrates- 24 g

Protein- 10 g

Iron- 1.3 mg

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