Friday, 12 October 2012

Chicken, Green Bean & Broccoli Soup

This is a wonderfully warming soup by Donna Hay which has now become Trevor's signature dish ;)

Ingredients
Serves 4
Takes around 30 mins

  • glug olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes or fresh red chilli, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 3 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 3 cups miso (mix 2 tbsp miso with hot water) - or just use stock
  • 2 chicken breasts or 4-6 thighs, sliced into bite size pieces
  • bag of green beans, trimmed and cut into bite size pieces
  • head of broccoli, trimmed and cut into bite size pieces
  • 3/4 cup of pearl couscous
  • fresh coriander, roughly chopped
Method
  1. In a large suacepan, warm oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add garlic, chilli, lemon & onion & cook until onion is soft.
  3. Add stock & bring to a simmer.
  4. Add couscous and cook for around 2 minutes or until couscous starts to get soft.
  5. Add beans, spring onions, broccoli & cook for another 2 minutes
  6. Add chicken & cook until chicken is just done and couscous is soft in the middle.
  7. Spoon into bowls, top with fresh coriander leaves & enjoy! 



(Adapted from donna hay, simple dinners)

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