Turmeric broth with chicken and ginger dumplings

Turmeric broth with chicken and ginger dumplings

From olive magazine

This turmeric chicken broth soup is under 500 calories per serving and is seriously on-trend. It's detox-friendly and on the table in 30 minutes - plus, it's really impressive if you've got friends round.

Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: serves 4


  • ginger 50g, sliced
  • light chicken stock 1.5 litres
  • spring onions 3, greens and whites separated
  • star anise 2
  • ground turmeric 2-3 tsp
  • baby leaf greens 200g, chopped
  • cooked egg noodles 300g
  • red chilli 1, finely chopped


  • chicken or turkey breast mince 500g
  • ginger 1 tbsp, finely grated
  • red chilli 1/2, seeded and finely chopped
  • coriander a handful, finely chopped
  • sesame oil
  • cornflour 1 tbsp
  • egg white 1
  • white pepper


Step 1

Put the sliced ginger, chicken stock, spring onion greens, star anise and turmeric in a large pan. Bring to a simmer and cook with a lid on for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, finely chop the spring onion whites and put in a bowl with the chicken mince, grated ginger, chilli, coriander, 1 tsp of sesame oil, the cornflour and egg white. Season with salt and white pepper then mix well and roll into balls.

Step 3

Strain the broth and return it to the pan. Add the chicken dumplings and simmer for 8-10 minutes until cooked through (add the greens and the noodles for the last couple of minutes). Finish with the chilli and a drizzle of sesame oil, if you like.



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