Lime and chilli chicken miso soup

Summary

Lime and chilli chicken miso soup is not only a tasty delight but also a treasure trove of health benefits. It packs in flavors, nutrition, and that zesty kick of lime and chilli – a treat for your taste buds. Below, we unravel the magic behind this bowl of deliciousness. Dive in and discover how you can whip up this gourmet-like dish right at home.

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast: 1 large (300g [or 10.5oz])
  • Fresh lime: 1 (about 56g [or 2oz])
  • Fresh red chillies: 2 (about 20g [or 0.7oz])
  • Miso paste: 3 tablespoons (45ml [or 1.5fl oz])
  • Chicken broth: 4 cups (946ml [or 32fl oz])
  • Ginger: 2-inch piece, finely grated (about 30g [or 1oz])
  • Garlic cloves: 2, minced (about 8g [or 0.3oz])
  • Spring onions: 4, sliced (about 60g [or 2.1oz])
  • Baby spinach: 2 cups (about 60g [or 2.1oz])
  • Sesame oil: 1 tablespoon (15ml [or 0.5fl oz])
  • Soy sauce: 2 tablespoons (30ml [or 1fl oz])
  • Udon noodles: 200g (or 7oz)

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Facts (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 345
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbs: 39g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 65mg
  • Sodium: 1230mg

Instructions

  1. Start by thinly slicing your chicken breast.
  2. In a large pot, heat the sesame oil over medium heat.
  3. Once hot, add in the minced garlic and grated ginger. Sauté for 1-2 minutes or until aromatic.
  4. Toss in the sliced chicken and cook until slightly browned.
  5. Add in the chicken broth and bring the mixture to a gentle boil.
  6. While waiting, dissolve the miso paste in a separate bowl with a bit of hot water to form a smooth paste.
  7. Once the chicken broth is boiling, reduce the heat and stir in the dissolved miso paste.
  8. Add in the soy sauce for that added depth of flavor.
  9. Let the Lime and chilli chicken miso soup simmer for about 15 minutes.
  10. While the soup is simmering, cook your udon noodles as per the package instructions.
  11. Once cooked, drain and set them aside.
  12. To your simmering soup, add in the chopped red chillies and freshly squeezed lime juice.
  13. Stir in the baby spinach and let it wilt in the soup for about 2 minutes.
  14. Finally, toss in the cooked udon noodles, give it a good mix, and allow everything to simmer for another 3 minutes.
  15. Taste the Lime and chilli chicken miso soup and adjust seasoning if needed.

Tips

  1. Always dissolve the miso paste separately to prevent clumping in the soup.
  2. Opt for low-sodium chicken broth and soy sauce to control salt intake.
  3. Remove seeds from the chillies if you want a milder spice level in your Lime and chilli chicken miso soup.

Serving Suggestions

Pour your Lime and chilli chicken miso soup into bowls and garnish with a sprinkle of sliced spring onions. Pair this soup with a fresh salad or some crusty bread on the side. The zesty kick from lime and the spicy punch from chillies will leave you craving for more. Every spoonful is an adventure for the palate!

LIME AND CHILLI CHICKEN MISO SOUP

Lime and chilli chicken miso soup is not only a tasty delight but also a treasure trove of health benefits. It packs in flavors, nutrition, and that zesty kick of lime and chilli – a treat for your taste buds. Below, we unravel the magic behind this bowl of deliciousness. Dive in and discover how you can whip up this gourmet-like dish right at home.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutritions

Nutrition Facts
LIME AND CHILLI CHICKEN MISO SOUP
Amount per Serving
Calories
375
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
65
mg
22
%
Sodium
 
1230
mg
53
%
Carbohydrates
 
39
g
13
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
27
g
54
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast: 1 large 300g [or 10.5oz]
  • Fresh lime: 1 about 56g [or 2oz]
  • Fresh red chillies: 2 about 20g [or 0.7oz]
  • Miso paste: 3 tablespoons 45ml [or 1.5fl oz]
  • Chicken broth: 4 cups 946ml [or 32fl oz]
  • Ginger: 2-inch piece finely grated (about 30g [or 1oz])
  • Garlic cloves: 2 minced (about 8g [or 0.3oz])
  • Spring onions: 4 sliced (about 60g [or 2.1oz])
  • Baby spinach: 2 cups about 60g [or 2.1oz]
  • Sesame oil: 1 tablespoon 15ml [or 0.5fl oz]
  • Soy sauce: 2 tablespoons 30ml [or 1fl oz]
  • Udon noodles: 200g or 7oz

Instructions

  • Start by thinly slicing your chicken breast.
  • In a large pot, heat the sesame oil over medium heat.
  • Once hot, add in the minced garlic and grated ginger. Sauté for 1-2 minutes or until aromatic.
  • Toss in the sliced chicken and cook until slightly browned.
  • Add in the chicken broth and bring the mixture to a gentle boil.
  • While waiting, dissolve the miso paste in a separate bowl with a bit of hot water to form a smooth paste.
  • Once the chicken broth is boiling, reduce the heat and stir in the dissolved miso paste.
  • Add in the soy sauce for that added depth of flavor.
  • Let the Lime and chilli chicken miso soup simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • While the soup is simmering, cook your udon noodles as per the package instructions.
  • Once cooked, drain and set them aside.
  • To your simmering soup, add in the chopped red chillies and freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • Stir in the baby spinach and let it wilt in the soup for about 2 minutes.
  • Finally, toss in the cooked udon noodles, give it a good mix, and allow everything to simmer for another 3 minutes.
  • Taste the Lime and chilli chicken miso soup and adjust seasoning if needed.

Notes

TIPS
Always dissolve the miso paste separately to prevent clumping in the soup.
Opt for low-sodium chicken broth and soy sauce to control salt intake.
Remove seeds from the chillies if you want a milder spice level in your Lime and chilli chicken miso soup.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS
Pour your Lime and chilli chicken miso soup into bowls and garnish with a sprinkle of sliced spring onions. Pair this soup with a fresh salad or some crusty bread on the side. The zesty kick from lime and the spicy punch from chillies will leave you craving for more. Every spoonful is an adventure for the palate!

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