Gluten Free Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

This gluten free chicken noodle soup recipe is very lightly spiced with turmeric and has a gentle coconut flavour.

It is perfect comfort food with or without the noodles.

It's not the prettiest looking creation, but this soup is all about the nourishing goodness that is associated with a hearty chicken soup. 

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Coconut Chicken Soup

To have a truly great soup you need a great stock. There are some good gluten free stocks in the shops, but you can't beat making your own. Much more nutritious and tastier too.

It is also a great way to make use of left over carcasses, making a whole bird a lot more economical.

Free Range or preferably Organic chicken (often there isn't that much of a price difference between the two) is the best to use if you can afford it. 

gluten free chicken stock makes all your soups even tastier and more nutritious too

Gluten Free Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe - Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 3.5 litres chicken stock (home made is best) 
  • 6 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 1 leek
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 sticks celery
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp salt (himalayan pink is our first choice)
  • 1 cup shredded coconut milk (or substitute some of the stock for coconut milk if you prefer)
  • 200g kelp or sweet potato noodles
  • 1 dsp coconut oil
  • 3 cups of pulled chicken

Coconut Chicken Soup - Instructions

  1. Cut your vegetables into large chunks.
  2. Heat the coconut oil in a large pan.
  3. Gently fry the vegetables in the coconut oil until the onions are softened.
  4. Stir in the turmeric and allow to gently cook for 30 seconds.
  5. Pour in the chicken stock and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Blend the stock and vegetables (an immersion blender makes light work of this).
  7. Add the chicken, salt and noodles to the pan.
  8. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the noodles are cooked and the chicken is piping hot.

Enjoy curled up in front of a roaring fire, or on a really hot summer's day - either way, it's the perfect comfort food!

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