Your Winter Prescription: 4 Couldn't-Be-Easier Chicken Soups
And they're quick too! Each of these simple soups can be made in less than 30 minutes.
Medical experts and grandmas the world over concur that chicken soup is good for what ails you. Another pesky condition it cures? The dinnertime blues. Our international riffs couldn't be simpler, since they all start with the same two ingredients: store-bought rotisserie chicken and low-sodium chicken broth. Just add vegetables and spices for a supper that's ready minutes after it comes to a simmer.
Ground turmeric, fresh ginger, garlic, and lemon juice wake up the flavors in this cleansing chicken noodle soup. Microgreens and thinly sliced scallions add a subtle bite.
A handful of pantry ingredients takes center stage in this speedy take on the Mexican classic -- chicken broth, jarred guajillo-chile salsa, canned hominy, and sherry vinegar. The result? A sum that's far greater than its parts.
Add a little brightness to your winter repertoire with this lively chicken orzo soup -- it's sure to tide you over till spring. Spoonfuls of pesto and plenty of fresh lemon juice give it even more zip.
GREEN THAI CHICKEN SOUP
Green Thai curry paste is the game-changer here. It transforms the flavor of the broth but still lets the fresh vegetables -- colorful bell peppers and baby bok choy -- sing.