Chicken Soup

It’s a popular choice to drink chicken soup to help soothe the common cold, but this recipe highlights key ingredients that help to heal. Bone marrow is full of essential nutrients, like iron, that your body craves when you’re sick. And, spiciness of the chilies, onion and garlic help break up the mucous that weighs you down during a cold. This tasty soup should have you feeling better instantly!

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Ingredients

  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2-3 Asian chilies
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 whole chicken on the bone
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • oregano
  • salt
  • paprika
  • turmeric

Directions

In a large pot, stir fry the onion, garlic and chilies in the sesame oil. Once the vegetables start to brown, add the chicken to the mix. Stir fry the chicken until it is pale pink. Add water and broth, and add in the seasonings. Let the soup come to a boil, and then set it to simmer for 30 minutes.