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Healing Turmeric Chicken Soup – Time to heal the body & soul


Oct 27, 2021

It’s been a long year of thinking the worst of the smallest sniffles, but we don’t just need our bodies to heal, but our hearts and minds too. Nothing cheers you up like a hearty bowl of chicken soup. It’s rich, meaty and packed with all of the nutrients you need to recover and stay healthy. The warm bowl of delicious Healing Turmeric Chicken Soup also warms your body from the inside, providing comfort and inner peace. There’s a reason that chicken soup is always the answer to somebody feeling under the weather and that tradition still stands today.

Often, you want to help the person you’re cooking for to get better as soon as possible, which makes this easy recipe your best bet. It only takes some browing of chicken and then adding everything into the pot. Protein in the chicken keeps the body strong while turmeric has shown many advantages to your health, including it’s anti-inflammatory attributes. Mushrooms provide fibre and other great nutrients and adds to the meatiness and comfort with each bite.

Care for the ones you love during these tough times! Prepare this hearty, Healing Turmeric Chicken Soup and watch them get better in no-time.

Healing Turmeric Chicken Soup Recipe

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Recipe by Carla Zinkfontein
Course: MainCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy




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2 tbsp olive oil, avocado oil, unrefined coconut oil or ghee

2 shallots

5 cloves fresh garlic

700 g bonesless skinless chicken breast or thights

225 g mushrooms

5 celery ribs

1 cup uncooked brown rice

6 cups chicken or turkey bone broth

2 cups water

2 tbsp freshly grated ginger

2-3 tsp turmeric powder

Cayenne pepper

freshly ground pepper and sea salt


Cook the rice in your preferred manner.In a large pot, add all oils with garlic, shallots, mushroom. Fry until braised then add chicken and fry until browned.  Add your 1 tbsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp ginger and let it simmer. Add the rest of the ingredients, let it simmer for 25 to 30 minutes.


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