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Chinese Chicken Bok Choy Soup

Prepare your taste buds for a journey to the heart of Asia with this Chinese Chicken Bok Choy Soup. A tantalising fusion of tender chicken, crisp baby bok choy, and aromatic spices. Each spoonful offers a harmonious blend of flavours, promising a comforting experience that captures the essence of authentic Chinese cuisine.

Total Time
30 min
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Ingredients for 4 -6 Servings

  • 500g boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
    1 liter chicken broth
    400g baby bok choy, washed and chopped
    2 carrots, julienned
    3 spring onions, finely chopped
    1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, sliced
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    2 tablespoons soy sauce
    1 tablespoon oyster sauce
    1 tablespoon sesame oil
    Salt and white pepper, to taste
    Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish
    Red chili flakes, for garnish (optional)
    Cooked rice or rice noodles, for serving

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    15 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

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    1. Prepare Aromatics:
      • In a large pot, heat a bit of oil over medium heat. Add sliced ginger, minced garlic, and half of the chopped spring onions. Sauté until fragrant.
    2. Cook Chicken:
      • Add thinly sliced chicken breasts to the pot. Cook until the chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally to ensure even cooking.
    3. Add Vegetables:
      • Pour in the chicken broth. Add julienned carrots and let the soup simmer for 5-7 minutes until the carrots are slightly tender. Add chopped baby bok choy and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until wilted but still vibrant green.
    4. Season the Soup:
      • Stir in soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Season with salt and white pepper to taste. Let the soup simmer for another 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
    5. Serve:
      • Ladle the Chinese Chicken Bok Choy Soup into bowls over cooked rice or rice noodles. Garnish with remaining chopped spring onions, fresh cilantro leaves, and a sprinkle of red chili flakes for some heat, if desired.
    Pro Tips
    • Flavor Infusion: Allow the soup to simmer for a little longer if you prefer a richer and more intense flavor.
    • Bok Choy Selection: Opt for young baby bok choy for a tender texture and a slightly sweet taste.
    • Garnish Creativity: Experiment with additional garnishes like toasted sesame seeds or a drizzle of chili oil for a personalized touch.
    • Soup Storage: This soup reheats wonderfully, making it an ideal candidate for meal prep. Store it in an airtight container for a quick and delicious meal later.


Calories per Serving:
Approximately 200 calories (may vary based on specific ingredients used). Delight in the flavors of Asia.

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