10 Delicious Chicken Soup Recipes For Kids

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What can be more delicious and soulful than a chicken meal for your kids? A warm bowl of chicken soup! Yes, loaded with nutrition and high on taste, your kid will surely relish this heavenly delight!

Are you are wondering what to make for your kids’ next snack or meal? Are you always worrying that your kid is not eating enough? Then this list of delicious chicken soup recipes is just for you.

Top 10 Chicken Soup Recipes For Kids:

Here are ten chicken soup recipes that your kids will absolutely love:

1. Chicken Broth With Vegetables And Herbs:

Chicken Broth With Vegetables And Herbs

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You need:

  • Chicken thighs
  • Water
  • Sliced carrots, celery, green onions, fresh herbs like parsley, thyme or coriander
  • Salt

How to:

  1. Place the chicken thighs in a large pan and cover with water. Place on low to medium heat and cook till the meat is cooked.
  2. Remove from heat. Take out the meat from the broth and place it on a plate. Once cool, shred the meat from the bone.
  3. Now put the bones back in the broth and boil on low heat. Do this for at least an hour. Remove from heat and strain through a sieve to remove the bones.
  4. Add the vegetables and herbs to the broth and place on low heat.
  5. Now add the cooked meat and let it all boil for some more time.

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2. Old Fashioned Simple Chicken Soup:

Old Fashioned Simple Chicken Soup

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You need:

  • Chicken stock
  • Chicken
  • Olive oil
  • Chopped carrots, leeks, potatoes, herbs, garlic, onion

How to:

  1. In a pan, add the oil and sauté the onions and garlic. Add the leeks and stir some more.
  2. Add the vegetables, chicken and the broth and cook for some time. Now add the potatoes and carrots and cook till the vegetables and meat are tender.
  3. Add the herbs and cook a little more on low heat.
  4. You can blend it once cool or serve as it is.
  5. Season with salt and black pepper (optional).

3. Chicken And Carrot Soup:

Chicken And Carrot Soup

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You need:

  • Chopped carrots, onion, garlic, herbs, celery
  • Water
  • Chicken broth
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper (optional)

How to:

  1. In a pan heat the oil and the butter. Add the celery and onion and stir. Add the garlic and herbs and cook lightly. Add carrots, chicken broth and water. Let this simmer over high heat and slowly bring down to medium heat. Cook till carrots are tender. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  2. Once cool, you can blend this or serve as it is.

4. Chicken Sweet Corn Soup:

Chicken Sweet Corn Soup

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You need:

  • Oil
  • Chicken
  • Chopped garlic, ginger, spring onions
  • Pinch of corn flour
  • Sweet corn
  • Chicken stock
  • 1 egg
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Dark soy sauce
  • Toasted sesame seeds for garnish (optional)

How to:

  1. In a pan, heat the oil and add chicken, ginger and garlic. Cook for about four to five minutes.
  2. In a separate bowl, blend together the corn flour and a little stock. Add this to the pan. Add the stock and the sweet corn. Let this boil and then simmer for about ten minutes.
  3. In a bowl beat the egg and lemon juice together. Pour this in the pan, stirring continuously using a fork to form egg strands.
  4. Add spring onions to garnish and a little soy sauce (optional) and sesame seeds.

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5. Chicken And Rice Soup:

Chicken And Rice Soup

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You need:

  • Chicken broth
  • Chopped onion, carrots, celery, chicken, kale
  • Water
  • Rice
  • 1 bay leaf

How to:

  1. Pour most of the broth in a pan and bring to boil. Add the chopped vegetables except kale and cook till they turn tender. Add remaining broth, chicken, rice and bay leaf and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat and cook covered on simmer for about forty minutes. The chicken should be tender and rice cooked. Take out the bay leaf and add the kale. Cook some more till kale is tender and remove from heat.

6. Chicken And Pumpkin Soup:

Chicken And Pumpkin Soup

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You need:

  • Chicken broth
  • Chopped pumpkin, carrots, garlic, spring onion, chicken, parsley, celery
  • Grated cheese
  • Oil
  • Cream
  • Salt

How to:

  1. Add oil in a pan and chopped vegetables. Stir till they start to soften. Add the chicken and chicken broth. Cook till chicken starts to get tender.
  2. Add the cream. Add the parsley and salt. Cook for some more time. Add the grated cheese and remove from heat.

7. Chicken And Noddle Soup:

Chicken And Noddle Soup

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You need:

  • Oil
  • Chopped carrots, celery, onion, thyme, parsley, green onions
  • Chicken broth
  • Corn starch
  • Water
  • Egg noodles
  • Butter
  • Cooked shredded chicken

How to:

  1. In a pan heat the oil and add vegetables except green onions. Cook till tender. Add chicken broth and simmer for about twenty minutes.
  2. Mix the corn starch with some water and blend. Add to the pan. Add noodles and let it all boil. Remove from heat once noodles are about to get cooked. Add butter and herbs and stir. Add the cooked chicken and mix. Garnish with green onions.

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8. Chicken Spinach And Potato Soup:

Chicken Spinach And Potato Soup

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You need:

  • Oil
  • Chopped onion, garlic, potatoes, spinach
  • Chicken stock
  • Thinly sliced chicken breast fillet
  • Lemon rind
  • Saffron threads (optional)

How to:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add onions. Cook till golden. Add garlic and cook till aroma comes out. Add chicken stock, lemon rind and saffron threads. Let it boil. Reduce heat to low and add potatoes. Cover and cook till potatoes are tender.
  2. Add chicken and spinach. Cook till chicken is cooked.

9. Chicken Lentil And Barley Soup:

Chicken Lentil And Barley Soup

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You need:

  • Dry lentils
  • Chopped onion, red and green sweet peppers, garlic, carrots, cooked chicken, tomatoes, basil, oregano, rosemary
  • Butter
  • Chicken broth
  • Barley

How to:

  1. Add butter to pan and cook onions, pepper and garlic till brown. Add the chicken broth, herbs and lentils. Let it all boil. Put on simmer and cook with lid on.
  2. Add chicken, carrots and barley and cook covered for another twenty minutes. Add tomatoes and cook some more.

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10. Chicken Avocado Soup:

Chicken Avocado Soup

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You need:

  • Chicken broth
  • Cooked shredded chicken breast
  • Chopped tomatoes, garlic, scallions, avocado, cilantro
  • Some lime wedges
  • Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cumin

How to:

  1. Heat oil in pan, add scallions and garlic and stir. Add tomatoes and stir. Add chicken stock and cumin and let it all boil. Cover and cook on simmer till everything is cooked.
  2. Remove from heat. Add cooked chicken, avocado, some scallions and cilantro in a bowl. Pour the broth over this and serve with lime wedge.

These ten chicken soup recipes for kids are perfect to tickle your kid’s taste buds and up the nutrition quotient. Which is your favorite easy chicken soup recipe for kids? Try them out as a family meal and slurp over some soupy gourmet!

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