Instant Pot + Slow Cooker Turmeric Chicken No-Noodle Soup – Real Food Whole Life Print
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Instant Pot + Slow Cooker Turmeric Chicken No-Noodle Soup

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Packed with chicken, veggies, and good-for-you turmeric, Instant Pot + Slow Cooker Turmeric Chicken No-Noodle Soup is warming, nourishing, and so delicious!


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Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup chopped yellow onion

2 cups chopped carrot

2 cups chopped celery

1 tablespoon turmeric

¼ teaspoon ground pepper

2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided

2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs

1 quart chicken stock

1 cup water


Instructions

Instant Pot Instructions

  1. Add the olive oil to an electric pressure cooker. Turn to saute, add the onion and ¼ teaspoon salt and saute for 4 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, celery, ¼ teaspoon salt, turmeric and pepper, stirring to combine.
  3. Salt the chicken on both sides using ¼ teaspoon salt. Add the chicken in a single layer on top of the vegetables.
  4. Pour in the chicken stock, water, and remaining 1 ½ teaspoon salt.
  5. Secure the lid, select the manual setting, and set it to high pressure for 15 minutes.
  6. When the pressure cooker timer is done, quick release the pressure.
  7. Remove the chicken,  and shred or chop into bite sized pieces. Add back to the pressure cooker, stirring to combine. Taste, adding additional salt or pepper if desired.

Slow Cooker Instructions

  1. Add the olive oil to a medium pan over medium heat. Add the onion and ¼ teaspoon salt, cooking until soft, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, celery, ¼ teaspoon salt, turmeric and pepper, stirring to combine.
  3. Add the vegetable mixture to a 6-quart slow cooker.
  4. Salt the chicken on both sides using ¼ teaspoon salt. Add the chicken in a single layer on top of the vegetables.
  5. Pour in the chicken stock, water, and remaining 1 ½ teaspoon salt.
  6. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.
  7. Remove the chicken,  and shred or chop into bite sized pieces. Add back to the slow cooker, stirring to combine. Taste, adding additional salt or pepper if desired.

Notes

Use boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs–whichever you prefer is fine.

Add 2-3 handfuls of spinach to the cooked soup for a boost of greens.

Turmeric stains, so be aware when feeding little ones who might spill.

Looking to make this soup on the stovetop? Check out this recipe.