Chicken Detox Soup

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  • 1/2 chicken breast
  • 8 cups of water
  • 1 carrots, chopped
  • 6 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 chicken cube (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a pot and saute garlic and white onions until translucent.
  2. Pour in water.
  3. Add chicken pieces, celery, and carrots.
  4. Season with pepper and bring to a boil.
  5. Turn heat to low and simmer until the chicken meat falls off of the bones, skimming off foam every so often.
  6. When chicken is soft and tender, remove from pot and pick the meat off of the bones.
  7. Shred the chicken.
  8. Return the chicken to the pot along with broccoli florets, season with salt to taste and chicken cube, if desired, and stir.
  9. Simmer for a few more minutes and serve hot.


This Chicken Detox Soup is partly inspired by this Chicken Detox Soup and my Chicken Soup for the Soul.