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Saffron Chicken Noodle Soupwith Vegetables

Saffron Chicken Noodle Soup - Saffron Chicken Noodle Soup - An exotic take on a classic comfort food
Saffron Chicken Noodle Soup - An exotic take on a classic comfort food


Calories:262 kcal
Preparation:30 min
Ready in:30 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories262 kcal(13%)
Protein26 g(52%)
Fat2 g(3%)
Carbohydrates32 g(12%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage9 g(30%)

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For servings

3 ouncesOrzo pasta (or other soup noodles)
5 ouncesChicken breast
1 ¾ cupsVegetable stock (or vegetable broth)
2small Carrots (80 grams)
1small Zucchini (about 150 grams)
1small Fennel bulb (about 200 grams)
1 pinchSaffron threads (0.1 grams)

Kitchen Utensils

2 Pots, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Sieve


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1 Bring pasta to a boil in plenty of salted water until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water, drain again.
2 While the pasta is cooking, rinse chicken breast fillets, pat dry and cut into 1 cm (approximately 1/2-inch) cubes.
3 Pour stock into a pot and add diced chicken. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook for 5 minutes.
4 Using a slotted spoon, remove diced chicken from liquid. Pour the stock through a fine sieve and into a 2nd pot.
5 Rinse carrots and zucchini. Trim and peel carrots. Slice carrots and zucchini into thin strips.
6 Rinse and peel fennel, reserving the fronds. Halve bulb and slice lengthwise into thin strips.
7 Bring broth to a boil. Add carrots, zucchini, fennel and saffron. Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat.
8 Add chicken cubes and cook for another 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
9 Add the warm pasta to the boiling broth. Ladle soup into bowls. Chop fennel fronds, sprinkle on the soup and serve.


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