A very cheap to make easy recipe for a chicken soup. Feeds 4.
1 chicken breast
3 fluffy potatoes (Maris Piper)
1 clove of garlic
Pinch of dry thyme
2 chicken stock cubes
I litre hot water
Knob of butter and a splash of oil.
Peel onion, garlic and potatoes. Chop onion, potatoes, chicken and courgette into roughly 2cm cubes. Crush garlic. Put butter and oil in a pan and add thyme, cook for 1 minute. Add onion, continue to cook till soft and golden, add garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Add chicken continue cooking until opaque. Add the veg and cook for a further 2 minutes stiring well. Dissolve stock cubes in boiled water, add, cover and simmer for 1 hour, add parsley for the last 5 minutes of cooking season to taste, blend or eat chunky with lots of fresh bread.