Recipes: Hippy Penicillin (detox soup)

Recipes: Hippy Penicillin (detox soup)

  • April
  • Oct. 29, 2023

This is a Great soup to jump start, detox, or just enjoy anytime. It is full of flavor and nutrients. This is the soup that I crave when I am sick!

Hippy Penicillin (detox soup)


3 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

8 cups chicken broth

6 cups water

1 large onion peeled and chopped

1/2 bag fresh spinach

2 1/2 cups sliced carrots

2 cups chopped celery

1 1/2 cups frozen peas

1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped

4 cloves fresh garlic chopped

3 Tablespoons fresh shredded ginger

2 Tablespoons olive oil

2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

Salt and pepper to taste


Set a large sauce pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic, onions, celery, and ginger. Sauté 5-6 minutes to soften. Stir frequently. Add chicken thighs skin down. Brown 5-6 minutes. Turn and brown for an additional 5-6 minutes. Then add broth and water. Bring to boil for 5 minutes. Then add carrots and lower to a simmer for 20 minutes or until internal temp of chicken reaches 165 degrees. Remove chicken to cool. Add peas, spinach, parsley, turmeric, crushed red pepper, and apple cider vinegar. Continue to simmer. Shred chicken and return to pot. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.