Healing Chicken Ginger Soup

ginger soup

Adapted from www.NourishingMeals.com

Healing Chicken Ginger Soup

Enjoy this recipe featuring a wonderful blend of flavors.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6


For the Broth

  • 2 pounds Organic chicken breast
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks Celery, chopped
  • 1 large Carrot, chopped
  • 1 head of garlic Whole, cut in half cross-wise
  • 1/4-1/2 cup Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp crushed red chili flakes
  • 2 cups Shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 stalk Lemongrass, fresh, chopped
  • 1 tsp Black peppercorns, whole
  • 3 tsp Sea Salt

For the Soup

  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 3-4 stalks Celery, chopped
  • 3 medium Carrots, chopped
  • 2-3 cups Shiitake mushrooms
  • Cooked chicken pulled away from bone and chopped
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • For the broth: Place all ingredients for broth into a 6-quart pot. Cover and bring to a boil, reduce heat to med-low and simmer for 1.5 hours. Strain broth into a large bowl. Place chicken breasts onto a plate to cool. Pour the broth back into the pot. Once chicken is cooled, remove the skin, pull the meat from the bones and chop the chicken into bite size pieces.
  • Place all of the veggies for the soup (onion, carrot, celery, and shiitake mushrooms) into the pot with the broth. Cover and simmer for about 15-20 mins. Add the chicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer a minute or two more until the veggies are soft. Enjoy!