Chicken meatball soup

Chicken meatball soup


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About this recipe: Even the pickiest of eaters love this hearty soup.


Serves: 6 

  • 450g minced chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 75g seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 150g chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1L water
  • 1L chicken stock
  • 175g sliced carrots
  • 175g chopped celery
  • 200g sliced parsnip
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Turn cold water on from the tap to fine stream. Using wet, bare hands, mix together chicken mince, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, breadcrumbs and beaten egg. Shape into small meatballs, wetting hands as necessary. Place on a greased baking tray.
  2. Bake at 200 C / Gas 6 for approximately 15 minutes. Drain on kitchen paper.
  3. Meanwhile, saute onions and garlic in oil until tender in a large pot. Add water, stock, carrots, celery, parsnips, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and bay leaves. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat, and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes. Add meatballs after 10 minutes.

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