Organic Chicken Soup

Recipe organic chicken soup herb cook at home do it yourself how to method make steps ingredients

Recipe organic chicken soup herb cook at home do it yourself how to method make steps ingredients

This healthy chicken soup is a nice reprieve from all that heavy festive eating. Try organic foods with this recipe by the Organic Trade Association.

Ingredients

Serves about 4 – 8 persons
• 1 organic chicken (about 1 kg)
• 200g of conpoy (dried scallops)
• 3l of water

Herb Mix

• 20g of dried longans
• 30g of lily bulbs
• 40g of lotus seeds
• 20g of snow fungus
• 20g of red dates
• Handful of wolfberries
• Sea salt and white pepper to taste

Method

• Wash conpoy, place in bowl of water and soak 30 minutes.
• Clean the chicken well. Remove excess fat and skin, if desired. Blanch in a pot of boiling water. Remove chicken and drain well.
• Wash herb mix and soak in water for about 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.
• Bring herb mix (except the wolfberries) and water to a boil in a pot.
• Add conpoy and chicken, bring to a boil again.
• Lower heat and simmer 3 hours. Remove froth from surface.
• Just before serving, add wolfberries and simmer for a few minutes.
• Season with sea salt and white pepper.

Organic products can be purchased from places like FairPrice Finest and Cold Storage.

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