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Chicken Broccoli Soup

Chicken Broccoli Soup

This is a true and tested soup recipe that everyone will love. Especially coming into cooler months.

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  • large onion finely chopped
  • 2 large carrots peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 celery ribs finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp dried mixed herbs
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes/red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 5 cups broccoli stems removed and finely chopped
  • 6 cups chicken stock/broth
  • 2 cups milk (or milk alternative)

  • 2 tbsp cornflour/cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp water
  • 2 cups diced chicken breast
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon juice to taste

Instructions

    • Sauté the onion, celery, carrot, chicken and broccoli stalks in a splash of oil until soft and fragrant and just starting to brown (this takes around 10 minutes).
    • Add the garlic, bay leaf and herbs and sauté for another minute before adding the chicken stock, milk and cornflour mixture.
    • Bring to a simmer then add the broccoli florets
    • Allow to cook for 15 minutes then season with salt, pepper and lemon (optional).