Mushroom and chicken soup with watercress

Tags: soup, chicken
. Serves 4-6. 14 steps
500g chicken breasts Combine in pan. Bring to boil, simmer covered 40 minutes or until chicken is tender Remove chicken, discard other solids Discard chicken skin and bones, cut flesh into 1cm cubes Combine. May be prepared the day before. Before serving, bring to boil, simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
1 onion chop
4 cloves garlic chop
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
8 black peppercorns
1 1/4 l water Strain Cook potatoes in stock until soft. Blend until smooth, return to pan.
2 large potatoes chop
15g Chinese dried mushrooms Cover with boiling water, stand 20 minutes. Drain, discard stems, slice finely.
200g baby mushrooms slice
1 tablespoon fresh watercress chopped
3 green shallots chop
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice