Asian Chicken and Ginger Soup

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This soup is flavorful, aromatic, and is super healthy to boot!

Ginger is one of the healthiest spices you can use in cooking! It helps combat nausea, aids in pain relief and digestion, and contains powerful anti-diabetic properties. Our Asian Chicken and Ginger Soup harnesses the nutritional power of ginger into a tasty, Asian-inspired chicken soup. We’ve used bone-in chicken not only because it creates a rich flavor, but also because it mitigates the side-effects of colds and the flu. We also included brown jasmine rice because it adds a wonderful nutty flavor and aroma, as well as high amounts of vitamins and fiber.

This soup is flavorful, aromatic, and is super healthy to boot! It’s the perfect dish to warm you up on a cold night or when you’re feeling under the weather.

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Asian Chicken and Ginger Soup

Take some comfort in this warm and delicious Asian-inspired soup.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Yield 5 people
Serving Size 1.5 cups
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine Asian
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 inch ginger root peeled and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 red chile minced
  • 1/2 cup carrots sliced thin
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 3 bone-in and skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 6 cups chicken broth low-sodium
  • 1 cup brown jasmine rice cooked
  • 3 green onions sliced

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a soup pan, over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 2 minutes. Add ginger, chile, carrots, mushrooms, and saute for 3 minutes. Add chicken and cover with soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil then simmer for an hour. Remove chicken and shred, then return to pot along with rice and green onions. Serve!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 256mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5
Keywords dairy-free, Low-Carb

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2 Comments

  1. Sounds yummy! Do the chicken thighs really need to cook one hour? I think they’d be overdone!

    1. Carol, We cooked them according to the instructions. It will depend on the temperature used so I recommend testing for doneness after 30 mimnutes.

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