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easy chicken soup for flu
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Quick Flu Fighting Chicken Soup

Sick with the cold and flu? Try this delicious, flu-busting chicken soup! Pssst..this can easily be converted into a veggie soup, just leave out the chicken!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boost your immune system, chicken noodle soup for flu, chicken soup for flu, easy vegetable soup for flu, healthy chicken soup, quick and easy chicken noodle soup, veggie soup for flu
Author: admin


  • 8 cups of water
  • 6-7 chicken tenders or 1 large chicken breast
  • 3 tbsp veg or chicken soup base organic is best!
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 3-4 celery stalks
  • 1-2 yellow and red peppers
  • 3 green onion stalks
  • 1 bunch of fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno or pepper of choice
  • 1 Packet of fresh thyme


Gather ingredients.

    Cook the chicken.

    • Wash chicken then place into your soup pot. (Recommend rinsing in vinegar to help kill germs.)
    • Add the water.
    • Add the veg or chicken soup base per the directions give. If using the one I did, add 3 tablespoons of veg soup base.
    • Put to cook on high heat. While the chicken is cooking chop your veggies.

    Chop your veggies.

    • Chop the green onions, celery, carrots, and yellow and red peppers. The smaller you cut your veggies the easier to digest. Slice the carrots no thicker than 1/8 inch. 
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    • Add your veggies according to which method you prefer. See notes for clarification.

    Finishing Touches.

    • Let the soup simmer until the veggies are semi-soft and then add 2 sprigs of thyme and however much cilantro and jalepeno you prefer.
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    • When veggies are soft, your soup is done! Remove the thyme and serve the soup with fresh cilantro on top! Share the yumminess with friends and fam! 


    Start off with a quarter of the jalepeno and adjust to desired spiciness!
    You can add the veggies a little later and cook along with the chicken or you can wait until the chicken is cooked, then shred the pieces with a fork, add back to the stock and add your veggies.