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Stress Reducing Chicken Soup



    Stress Reducing Chicken Soup

    Make this stress-reducing chicken soup, especially this time of year, to de-stress from the holidays. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

    This recipe makes about two quarts.


    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 cup small diced onion
    • 1 cup small diced carrot
    • 1 cup small diced celery
    • 1 cup small diced raw chicken breast
    • 1 teaspoon turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
    • ½ cup white wine
    • 2 cups low sodium chicken both
    • 2 cups water
    • 3 tablespoons corn starch mixed with 3 tablespoons of cold water to form a slurry
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
    • 2 cups cooked soup sized pasta
    • 2 tablespoons chives


    • Heat the oil in a medium soup pot over medium-high heat and mix in the onions, carrot and celery. Cook for one minute.
    • Add the chicken and turmeric, then cook for an additional two minutes.
    • Stir in the garlic, then deglaze with white wine. Simmer until almost reduced.
    • Pour in chicken stock and water, then continue cooking for another five minutes over medium-low heat.
    • Thicken with corn starch slurry by slowly pouring in the mixture while stirring the soup.
    • Season the soup with honey, salt and pepper. Incorporate the chives and pasta. Bring back to a simmer then serve.