Chicken & Edamame Soup

Chicken & Edamame Soup

Chicken & Edamame Soup

By: Lee Holmes

A deliciously healthy clear soup with zucchini noodles, grilled chicken, edamame beans and a touch of lemony zest.


Servings

6

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe


Ingredients

  • 400g skinless chicken breast fillets, chopped or sliced
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 1L chicken stock
  • 2 tsp wheat-free tamari, plus extra as needed
  • Juice 1 lemon, plus extra as needed
  • 1 tbsp apple-cider vinegar, plus extra as needed Honey, to taste
  • ¾ cup raw zucchini noodles, made using a spiraliser or peeler
  • 2 tbsp chopped spring onion

Method


  • Combine the chicken, edamame, stock, tamari, lemon juice and vinegar in a large saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 12 mins. Add the honey and adjust the seasoning with tamari, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar if necessary.
  • If eating immediately, remove portions to save for later, then add the right portions of zoodles and spring onion to the pan and cook for 3 mins. To take to work, warm a portion in a small saucepan over medium heat and add some of the zoodles and spring onion to the pan. Cook for 3 mins, then pour into your vacuum flask and seal. Wrap in a tea towel to keep warm until lunchtime.

  

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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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