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Miracle Chicken Soup.

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legotits Sat 20-Aug-16 12:35:02

I'm pissed off being ill and weak.
I need a simple 'get better/infuse superpower' recipe please that doesn't involve too much fannying with technical methods but will give me a boost!

I haven't a full chicken just thighs.
What is the secret?

bombproof recipes for the culinary challenged please

legotits Sat 20-Aug-16 12:54:16

I need the secret magic ingredients, mine never works.

Not gin.
The other ones.

allthecarbs Sat 20-Aug-16 12:59:32

My favourite easy 'feel better' soup is so easy but always tastes better the next day.

It's very rough as I chuck in what I've got.

3 carrots roughly chopped
3 sticks of celery chopped
1 onion diced
1-2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
Chicken stock

Sweat the onion and garlic until nice and soft, add your veg and stock and bring to the boil. Leave to simmer for 5-10 mins. Season with salt and pepper and put in the fridge until tomorrow lunch time. Also lovely with pearl barley etc added.

legotits Sat 20-Aug-16 13:10:40

Is it better to roast the thighs in a roasting bag?
And pour all the juices in or will I have to skim it?
My basic soup is pretty much yours Carby varied by what needs using up but I never ever get it just right.

I'm hoping to get a week from it and be fully reinvigorated.

Not much really smile

PlotterOfPlots Sat 20-Aug-16 14:27:58

How about chicken ramen? Bung chicken thighs in oven for 20-30mins. Fry off a bit of onion or leek and lots of garlic, add lots of chopped ginger, some chilli flakes, chicken and any veg that need a bit more cooking (eg finely shredded carrot, mushroom). Top up with chicken stock from cube. Add broken up noodles and any veg that just need a few mins (peas, sweetcorn, pak choi, lettuce works surprisingly well). When noodles are cooked through, stir in a spoon of soy sauce.

It sounds more complicated than it is - 10mins start to finish apart from cooking the chicken, and it's really more-ish. I like lots of garlic, ginger and chilli if I'm ill.

Cookingongas Sat 20-Aug-16 14:32:46

I'm with plotter of plots- ramen style is my choice of cure. I'd roast the thighs, fry garlic, chilli, ginger and spring onion. Add a litre or two of stock, a dash of soy, a satchet or spoon of miso,and noodles. Pour into bowls. Add shredded chicken, coriander, extra chilli of you like it and crushed peanuts when in bowls.

PlotterOfPlots Sat 20-Aug-16 15:02:41

Hmm <contempates peanuts>

I have to say I make it fresh every time rather than reheating, but it is incredibly quick to make.

legotits Sat 20-Aug-16 15:08:40

Me thighs are in a bag with chilli and garlic, skinless, roasting ready.

I've only got zero noodles or vermicelli so it'll have to be vermicelli.

Someone should invent dial a
Nan for these occasions.

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