Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Chicken corn soup

Assalamo alaikum

When I was waking my hubby this morning ,he was a having a bad cold and he wanted to take a day off and get some rest.I decided to make some chicken corn soup and ginger tea for him so he could feel better soon inshallah (by the will of Allah)

Let me tell you about the ginger tea,my mom use to give it us when we had cold and it work great and makes you feel a lot better

Ginger tea:

Boil together 1 inch piece of ginger,4 whole black pepper corn and 3 cups of water

Cook it until its reduce to one cup , add some honey as sweetener and throat soother.

Back to my chicken corn soup


Chicken piece about 5-6

Garlic cloves 5 whole

1 cup corn kernels

Vinegar 2 tsp

2 eggs

2 tbsp cornstarch


Salt to taste


Boil chicken pieces in water and add garlic cloves and salt.Cook until until chicken is tender

Strain chicken,place broth back in the pot on simmer.

Shred chicken when cooled

Chop corn in a food processor,don't purée it very fine.

Put corn and shredded chicken in the broth ,bring to boil and add vinegar

Mix together cornstarch and water to make a smooth paste, add this mixture to boiling broth and cook until soup thickens

Now add beaten eggs to your boiling soup ,stirring constantly for for 5 secs until mixed thoroughly

Serve hot with soya sauce,vinegar ,hot sauce and enjoy!!!!