Savory Pan Fried Chicken Soup, with a Kick

8
Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

Okay, you’ve got some leftover chicken, and you want a bit of chicken soup.

That was my challenge this evening, and this is what I came up with. I was pleasantly surprised at how it came out.

The good news is that you probably have most of these ingredients right there in front of you.

So, you ready... Let's get into the kitchen.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    cooked chicken, white, dark, or both, cubed
  • 1 medium
    carrot, sliced on the bias, 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 medium
    celery rib, sliced on the bias, 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 c
    peas, frozen
  • 1/4 medium
    onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    fresh chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet butter, unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp
    grapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp
    chipotle chili powder (optional, but you might like it)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • ·
    sea salt, to taste
  • ·
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • OPTIONAL ITEMS

  • ·
    freshly-baked bread
  • ·
    regular, or ramen noodles

How to Make Savory Pan Fried Chicken Soup, with a Kick

Step-by-Step

  1. Get out a 9-inch (minimum) skillet, and set over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the butter, and grapeseed oil, and stir until the butter is melted.
  3. Add the sliced carrots, the onions and cumin, and cook until the onions have softened, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to medium, add the cubed chicken, and continue to stir for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken broth, the peas, and the celery, and stir until it begins to simmer.
  6. Reduce heat to low, cover, and allow to simmer, for about 10 minutes.
  7. Chef’s Note: As it is simmering, add a bit of salt and pepper to taste… And the chipotle chili pepper (if you're brave).
  8. Chef's Note: I cooked up some ramen noodles and served them with the soup; however, that is totally up to you.
  9. PLATE/PRESENT
  10. Remove from the heat, put in some nice bowls, and have at it.
  11. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

Printable Recipe Card

About Savory Pan Fried Chicken Soup, with a Kick

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 23 Comments & Reviews

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]

15 Flavorful Halibut Recipes

15 Flavorful Halibut Recipes


Halibut is an easy fish to add to your diet. Rich in minerals and nutrients, this clean-tasting fish is a healthy and tasty dinner option. One half-filet of halibut provides more than a third of your daily dose of vitamins and minerals! Check out these flavorful halibut recipes that belong in your summer diet.

22 Cheers-Worthy Summer Cocktails

22 Cheers-Worthy Summer Cocktails


Get your shakers, blenders, and ice-makers ready! These cheers-worthy summer cocktails are the refreshing drink you need to beat the heat. No matter your drink of choice, we have a tasty adult beverage that’s sure to have you reaching for your cocktail glasses. Margaritas, mojitos, mint juleps, and a plethora of cocktails that don’t start […]