Chicken soup


2 fresh lemon grass stalks
6cm piece root ginger, peeled
2 red chillies
6 Cooks’ Ingredients kaffir lime leaves (dried)
2 x 500g Waitrose fresh chicken stock
400g essential Waitrose British chicken breast chunks
235g Waitrose green pak choi
Bunch of salad onions
150g Cooks’ Ingredients bamboo shoots
Juice of 2 limes


1. Cut the lemon grass stalks in half lengthways and thinly slice the ginger and chillies. Place in a large pan with the lime leaves and chicken stock, bring to the boil then add the chicken and simmer gently for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, separate the pak choi leaves and slice the salad onions. Drain the bamboo shoots, add to the pan with the pak choi and cook for 2 minutes until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is cooked through.

3. Remove the lemongrass, add lime juice to taste, then stir in the salad onions. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Chicken soup
  • Total time: Ready in 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1054.368kJ
Fat 7.3g
Saturated Fat 1.8g
Carbohydrate 3.9g
Sugars 2.5g
Salt 0.5g

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This recipe was first published in Tue Jul 26 15:35:06 BST 2011.