Recipe Details

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Chicken Barley Soup

30 Jun 2018 203 Views

Chicken barley soup is a low calorie nutritious soup with health benefits and ideal for weight loss. It also keeps you full while consuming less calories. Chicken which is lean protein is a rich source of protein and has zero carbohydrate. Barley is rich source of manganese and  selenium which maintains blood pressure and it is heart healthy.


Method

  1. Mix wheat flour with half a cup of water and set aside.
  2. In a deep nonstick pan take seven cups of water, add peppercorns, carrots, celery , onion and chicken and boil on medium heat until the chicken is tender.
  3. Strain the stock and keep it aside. Shred the chicken and you can discard the vegetables.
  4. Now heat olive oil on low flame in another deep nonstick pan and add barley to it and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the stock and cook for 30 min. Season with salt and pepper powder and add the chicken and simmer for another 3-4 minutes. Add the wheat flour mixture and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from stove add garnish with parsley and cucumber cubes.

Ingredients

Chicken-65gms

Barley (soaked)- 15grams

Whole wheat flour -1 tsp

Carrots cut in batons- 10gms

Cucumber - 15grams

Onion (sliced) -10gms

Black peppercorns- 4-6

Celery stalk-1inch

White pepper powder -¼ tbsp

Parsley (chopped)- ½ tbsp

Olive oil ½ teaspoon

Salt to taste


Nutritive Value

Energy :148kcal

Protein :11g

Carbohydrate :17g

Fat :3.5g