Bok Choy Lemon Chicken Noodle Soup – a good way to use cooked chicken – comfort food!

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Chicken Noodle Soup does seem to have medicinal qualities for me – and for many others – although I am not sure that is scientific but it sure comforts me. This recipe takes a slightly different angle on it – and is delicious. We grow our own bok choy, ginger, onion, and love cooking with all of it!

Bok Choy Chicken Noodle soup

Bok Choy Lemon Chicken  Noodle Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • ½ cup of chopped onion
  • 1.5 tbsp. of minced fresh ginger
  • 1 8 ounce packet of pre-sliced mushrooms – any kind – cremini are best
  • 4/5 cups of unsalted chicken stock
  • 1/5 cups of shredded skinless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 3 cups of chopped Bok Choy
  • Precooked brown rice or cooked noodles
  • 1 tbsp.Ponzu (or soy) sauce
  • ½ tsp of kosher salt
  • ½ tsp of black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. grated lemon rind
  • 2 tbsp. of fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium high.
  2. Add onion ginger and sauté 5 mins.
  3. Add mushrooms sauté 2 mins.
  4. Add stock chicken and boy choy.
  5. Bring to boil and reduce heat and simmer 10 mins.
  6. Stir cooked rice or noodles, Ponzu sauce, salt and pepper into soup cook 5 minutes till Bok Choy is tender.
  7. Take off from heat and stir in lemon rind and juice
  8. Serve in large generous bowls – YUM!
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