Chicken & Black Eyed Pea Soup

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Oct. 24, 2013

Still on the soup kick, another delicious winter warmer. Cheap, fast, healthy and easy recipe that anyone can make.


Chicken breast 2 Medium , cut into bite
Plain flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (enough to coat)
Salt and ground black pepper To Taste
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon , divided (as needed)
Carrot 2 Medium , sliced
Celery stalk 1 , diced
Yellow onion 1/2 , diced
Chili flakes 1/2 Teaspoon (Optional)
Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
Garlic cloves 3 , mince
Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Black eyed peas 1 Can (10 oz)
Chopped italian parsley 1 Tablespoon (as needed)



1. In a bowl, place flour and season with salt and pepper. Add chicken and coat well.


2. In a pan, pour oil, add the coated chicken and cook until golden brown. Transfer it to a bowl and set aside.

3. Add small amount of olive oil into the same pan. Stir in onion, celery and carrots pieces.

4. Season with chili flakes and soy sauce. Cook for 2 minutes and then add chicken back into the pan.

5. Add garlic, cook for 2 minutes and pour water. Bring up to a boil and simmer for 40-50 minutes.

6. Add black eyes peas and cook for 5 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper.


7. Garnish with parsley and serve with crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 469Calories from Fat 89

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 334 mg13.92%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet