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1. Wash the chicken and pat dry with paper towels
2. Place in a large soup pot and cover with 2 quarts water
3. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer
4. Add the ginger, garlic, celery and parsley
5. Cut the ends off the onion, cut in half and stick cloves in each half
6. Simmer for 2 - 3 hours
7. Set up a large colander on top of another large pot
8. Strain the soup and set aside the chicken for tomorrow's lunch
9. Return the broth to the heat and bring to a boil
10. Add the chard and reduce to simmer
11. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (165g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 30 (30%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 3.3g||4 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.8g||4 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.1g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 120.9mg||4 %|
|Potassium 722.3mg||19 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 19.3g||6 %|
|Dietary Fiber 8g||32 %|
|Sugars, other 11.3g|
|Protein 3.9g||6 %|
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Calories per serving: 99
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