8 Healthy Soup Recipes For Cold Nights

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6) Chicken-Rice Ginger Lemon Soup (6 of 8)

Chicken-Rice Ginger Lemon Soup

6) Chicken-Rice Ginger Lemon Soup (6 of 8)

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This soup is not only comforting, but has a bright addition of ginger and lemon in it. What’s different about this soup is that it also contains rice, which makes it taste even more delicious. This recipe takes only a little time to get prepared.

Ingredients

  • 1 8.5-ounce pouch precooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely minced fresh ginger
  • 4 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded skinless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (use miso if it is available to you)
  • 1 8-ounce package pre-sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 3 cups chopped bok choy
  • 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Preparation

  1. In a large pan, heat oil on medium-high heat.
  2. Now add ginger, onion, and tahini into the pan and sauté until the ingredients have softened.
  3. Combine mushrooms and sauté for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add chicken, bok choy, and broth into the pan and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer it for 8 minutes.
  6. While the soup is simmering, prepare rice following package instructions.
  7. Once cooked, add rice, salt and pepper, and soy sauce into the soup pan.
  8. Cook until bok choy is softened.
  9. Remove pan from heat and stir in lemon rind and juice.

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