With the chilly weather here to stay for a while a delicious soup is just what we need on a cold evening.  This soup is tasty and easy to make.


  • ½ Tbsp finely chopped onion (allowance)
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1cm lemongrass root (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Cabbage – finely chopped (allowance)
  • ½ clove garlic – finely diced
  • Chicken breast – diced (allowance)
  • ¼ tsp curry powder or cumin
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil – chopped
  • 1 Tbsp celery – diced
  • Tomato – finely chopped (allowance)
  • Shirataki Noodles (allowance)


  • Finely chop onion and garlic and fry with olive oil in a pan.
  • Add chicken and brown until cooked.
  • Add all the other ingredients and bring to the boil (use the cabbage and tomato to make up your vegetable allowance total).
  • Add water (approximately 2 cups) in small amounts to stop the soup
    thickening and burning (adjust the amount of water required as you go along).
  • Add Shirataki noodles and soak for a while.
  • Remove lemon grass and the bay leaf before serving.

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