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Preparation time: about 10 minutes
Cooking time: about 1 hour and 20 minutes
5cm (2in) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled1 chicken, about 1.4kg (3lb)2 celery sticks1 medium onion1 medium potato2 medium carrots, chopped2 whole star anise6 black peppercorns1 limeSaltA handful of frozen peasA handful of flat-leaf parsley or coriander, roughly chopped
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Bit too complicated for me I'm afraid. :) But it looks lovely.
I have never boiled chicken before..who would have thought that you could! So tempted to cook this soup. I will order the ingredients online one evening and give it a go. Thank you.
Dear jrj1954, there are quite a few ingredients in the soup but it does take only 10 minutes to prepare, then you can leave it to poach until its ready to enjoy. I love the spices but you could leave them out if it would make it less complicated to prepare.
Hi Fairydust14 - poaching is such a great way to get juicy, tender chicken. Hope you've had a chance to give it a go. Jane
I always freeze the carcasses when we have a roast chicken. When I've got 3, I make chicken stock. I then make a soup very similar to this by poaching a couple of chicken breasts in the stock. Delicious.
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