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Chook Soup


  • 1 brown onion – peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 3 garlic cloves – peeled and chopped
  • 2-3 celery stalks – trimmed and chopped
  • 2-3 carrots – trimmed and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2L chicken broth/stock
  • ½ pumpkin – cut into 2 cm chunks
  • 400g shredded chicken
  • 1 handful of peas (frozen is fine)
  • ½ lemon – juice
  • ¼ bunch parsley leaves – roughly chopped
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper


  • This recipe requires 400g of leftover or store bought shredded chicken. If you would like to roast the chicken first, download our multi-meal e-book for the full recipe: www.secretserve.com.au/multi-meals
  • Heat the oil on a medium heat in a large saucepan.
  • Add the garlic, onion, celery, carrot and herbs and stir occasionally for 5-6 mins or until onions have softened.
  • Add the broth and bring to the boil, reduce the heat to a simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the pumpkin and cook for a further 15 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a blender and mix to hide the individual veggies.
  • Put the blended soup back on a low heat and add the chicken and peas. Cook for 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Season and add the lemon juice to taste. Dress with parsley leaves (optional).