Beautiful, nourishing soup for a cool winters day. Yum and refreshing. Thank you Andie (a fabulous client) for sharing it with us. Very appreciated.


  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric, dried or 1 Tsp freshly grated
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • water or stock, to cover chicken
  • 1 whole organic or free range chicken, washed & skinned (or chicken pieces with bone)
  • 4-6 handfuls vegetables of choice, diced (pumpkin, sweet potato, zucchini, carrot, celery, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, choy sum, silverbeet…)
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 large handful fresh basil, diced
  • 1 large handful Vietnamese mint, diced
  • cracked pepper & sea salt, to taste
  • cayenne pepper, optional


  1. Heat large pot over medium heat. Add coconut oil, garlic, onion & turmeric & saut├ę until transparent.
  2. Add water or stock & chicken. Bring to boil & simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Add vegetables, simmer for further 30 mins.
  4. Cool to room temperature, then remove all bones.
  5. Add lime juice, fresh herbs & salt & pepper to taste.
  6. Enjoy.

Freezes well.

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