Chicken, Ginger & Turmeric Soup with Rice

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Easy homemade CHICKEN, GINGER & TURMERIC SOUP WITH RICE made with simple, whole food ingredients and packed with 21 grams of protein, 38 grams of carbs and 11 grams of fat. This makes such a great side dish, lunch or dinner. Gluten-free and dairy-free.

chicken ginger turmeric rice soup

There is nothing better than a good hearty soup to sip on. This soup has chicken, ginger and turmeric in it, served over rice. Ginger is fabulous for settling tummy aches, helping with morning sickness, indigestion and can lower cholesterol levels. Turmeric has many health benefits: potential to prevent cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. it is also is known to be an anti inflammatory and antioxidant.

chicken ginger turmeric rice soup

What you need:

  • olive oil
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • shallot
  • chicken thighs
  • salt
  • turmeric
  • fresh spinach
  • Jasmine rice
  • chicken stock
  • limes
  • gluten free soy sauce
  • fresh herbs for topping, mint, basil, cilantro
chicken ginger turmeric rice soup

What you need to do:

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add in the garlic, ginger, and shallots and sauté for 4-5 minutes.
  • Next add in the chicken thighs.
  • Season with 1 tsp. of salt and the turmeric.
  • Add 1/4 cup water to the pot and leave to cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Flip the chicken and repeat until cooked through.
  • Remove from the pot and set aside.
  • Add in the rice and cook for 1-2 minutes then add in the stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender.
  • While the rice is cooking, shred the chicken.
  • When the rice is cooked, add the shredded chicken back to the pot.
  • Then add the spinach, cooking another 1-2 minutes until wilted.
  • Squeeze in the lime juice, add soy sauce and fresh herbs.
  • Season to taste with more salt and pepper if necessary.
chicken ginger turmeric rice soup
CHICKEN, GINGER & TURMERIC SOUP WITH RICE

CHICKEN, GINGER & TURMERIC SOUP WITH RICE

Laura Silsbee
Easy homemade CHICKEN, GINGER & TURMERIC SOUP WITH RICE made with simple, whole food ingredients and packed with 21 grams of protein, 38 grams of carbs and 11 grams of fat. This makes such a great side dish, lunch or dinner. Gluten-free and dairy-free.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
0 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 521 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 inch ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • 1 ½ lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 7 oz. fresh spinach
  • 1 cup Jasmine rice, uncooked
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 4 limes, juiced
  • 1 tbsp. gluten free soy sauce
  • fresh herbs for topping, mint, basil, cilantro

Instructions
 

  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add in the garlic, ginger, and shallots and sauté for 4-5 minutes.
  • Next add in the chicken thighs.
  • Season with 1 tsp. of salt and the turmeric.
  • Add 1/4 cup water to the pot and leave to cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Flip the chicken and repeat until cooked through.
  • Remove from the pot and set aside.
  • Add in the rice and cook for 1-2 minutes then add in the stock and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender.
  • While the rice is cooking, shred the chicken.
  • When the rice is cooked, add the shredded chicken back to the pot.
  • Then add the spinach, cooking another 1-2 minutes until wilted.
  • Squeeze in the lime juice, add soy sauce and fresh herbs.
  • Season to taste with more salt and pepper if necessary.

Notes

Nutrition per serving:
  • 521 kcal        
  • 21g Fats
  • 45g Carbs        
  • 38g Protein
Keyword CHICKEN with rice soup, GINGER & TURMERIC SOUP, SOUP WITH RICE

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