Lemongrass Chicken Soup

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Lemongrass Chicken Soup
Lemongrass Chicken Soup

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Zachary Worthington
Lemongrass Chicken Soup
Budget-friendly recipe
1160
Serves:
6
1 hours 35 mins.

Comforting simmered lemongrass broth over chicken and mushrooms, served with mint and cilantro.

Ingredients

4
halved crosswise
1
halved
1
½ thinly sliced and ½ cut into thin strips
1
teaspoon
10
cups
5
plus 1/3 cup leaves
3
plus ¼ cup thinly sliced leaves

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Chef knife
  • Large pot with lid

Directions

  1. Place chicken, lemongrass, green onions, onion, sliced ginger, chile, peppercorns, and water in large pot. Cover; bring to boil and then simmer 1 hour.
  2. Add cilantro and mint stems; simmer 15 minutes; strain. Reserve broth and chicken; discard remaining solids.
  3. Shred chicken; discard bones. (Optional: Refrigerate broth and chicken separately for 4 hours or overnight; skim fat from broth.)
  4. Combine chicken, ginger strips, cilantro leaves, sliced mint, soy sauce and mushrooms in bowl.
  5. Divide broth among bowls; serve with chicken mixture on the side.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
cups
Total calories:
50
Total fat:
<1 g
Saturated fat:
<1 g
Carbohydrates:
5.6 g
Protein:
6.6 g
Fiber:
<1 g
Sodium:
113 mg
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