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Green Chicken Almond Leek Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Chicken Almond Leek soup recipe? Learn how to make Green Chicken Almond Leek soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by knowan

Makes 6 servings



Looks disgusting, but is the best tasting soup I've evver had. Origionally found in an Indian cookbook, here reproduced from memory.

Recipe Ingredients for Green Chicken Almond Leek soup

6 tbsp butter
1 leek
1/2 tsp ginger
1 medium carrot, sliced
1/2 cup frozen green peas
1 cup ground almond
1 jalapeno pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp cilantro leaves
2 cups water
1 cup light cream (blend cream, 18%)

Recipe Directions for Green Chicken Almond Leek soup

  1. Wash and slice the leek. Melt the butter in a large soup pot or wok over medium heat, then add the leek and ginger. Cook until the leek is soft (abour 8 min).

  2. Add the chicken, almond, carrot, peas, jalapeno, salt and pepper and stir fry, stirring continously until the chicken is cooked.

  3. Remove from heat and add 1 cup of water and the cilantro. Allow to cool a bit and then process in a food processor until it is pureed, adding more water as necessary.

  4. Return to medium heat and add any water that is left over. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for a few minutes.

  5. Before serving slowly stir in the cream. Garnish with fresh cilantro sprigs.

Categories

Chicken, Nuts, Appetizers, First Course, Main Dish, Soup, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 169.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
276
Calories from Fat
231
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.7g
40%
Saturated Fat
11.8g
59%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
53mg
18%
Sodium
296mg
12%
Potassium
234mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
9.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 52% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 8% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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