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Black Chicken Soup

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Black Chicken Soup
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 4
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Black chicken soup is a common Chinese 'healing' dish, used to treat a wide range of ailments. You may have to search a bit to find the chicken, but it's worth it! (Photo: ~MVI~, Flickr)
by: TBSP Nate
Updated May 6, 2015


  • 1 black chicken (also called 'Silkie', found in Asian markets)
  • 8 red dates
  • 1 teaspoon dried goji berries
  • 16 ounces water
  • Salt to taste


  • 1
    Wash the black chicken and cut into smaller, soup friendly pieces.
  • 2
    Boil the chicken in water for 5 minutes and trim away any excess or visible fats.
  • 3
    Place the black chicken, dried goji berries and red dates into a slow cooker.
  • 4
    Boil the water and pour into the slow cooker.
  • 5
    Using the low setting, gently simmer for 25 minutes.
  • 6
    Add a pinch of salt to the soup before serving, or more to taste.

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