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Creamy chicken soup with turmeric

A quick and easy chicken soup that gets a special color and flavor thanks to turmeric.


  • ¼ teacup of olive oil (50 grams)
  • 50 grams of butter
  • 1 medium onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 chicken fillet cut into chunks
  • 1 cube of chicken broth
  • A pinch of salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/3 teaspoon white rice (60 grams)
  • 1.2 litres of water
  • Juice of 1 lemon


In a saucepan heat the olive oil and the butter. Cook the onion and the garlic for 2 minutes on medium to high heat. Then add the chicken and the cube of chicken broth and cook for another 5 minutes.

Add the water, the salt, the pepper and the turmeric and bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat to minimum, cover the pot and simmer for 30 minutes.

Use a mini pimmer to smooth the soup, add the lemon juice and serve.

Written by Evina

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