Soup of the Day: Sayote Soup with Red Rice and Malunggay

4 months ago

Looking for ways to add malunggay to a dish? This healthy and heartwarming soup recipe will definitely give you comfort in a bowl!


Sayote Soup with Red Rice and Malunggay

Makes 4 servings

2 Tbsps Refined coconut oil

¼ cup Chopped onion

2 tsps Chopped garlic

2 Tomatoes, roughly chopped

½ cup Carrots, chopped

200g Ground chicken breast

4 cups Chicken broth

2 cups Sayote, peeled and sliced into 1-inch cubes

1 Tbsp Fish sauce

1/8 tsp Black pepper

1 ½ cups Cooked red rice

1 cup Malunggay leaves

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick casserole. Sauté the onion, garlic, tomatoes and carrots for two minutes. Add the ground chicken and cook until opaque.
  2. Add the chicken broth, sayote cubes, fish sauce and black pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in the red rice and malunggay leaves. Simmer just until the leaves turn bright green and turn off the heat.  Serve hot. 
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