Ginger Garlic Soup

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// Ginger Garlic Soup

Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

8-9 mins

Free Time

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During cold and flu season, when comfort is key, this healing chicken soup is just what you need. Just add all the ingredients into a dish, and let the microwave efficiently steam the veggies to perfection, infusing the soup with the punchy flavors of ginger and intense garlic. Bulk up this soup with shredded rotisserie chicken for added protein, or toss in rice noodles for extra carbs.

Planning, or looking to make this soup for a loved one? Transfer the cooked soup to Anytime Freezer Trays, making it a handy option to enjoy whenever you need a warm, nourishing meal.

All of Anyday’s recipes are tested (and retested!) in many different microwaves and home kitchens to make sure they work — and work well.

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What You’ll Need

What You’ll Need

The Medium Deep Dish

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The Medium Deep Dish


  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, very thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup (30g) shredded carrots
  • ¼ cup (30g) celery, thinly sliced
  • cups (600ml) low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 head baby bok choy, sliced or quartered
  • Thinly sliced scallions, optional


  1. Add the sesame oil, ginger, garlic, carrots, celery, chicken broth, soy sauce, and bok choy to the Anyday dish and stir to combine. Cover with lid (knob lifted).
  2. Cook for 8-9 minutes, or until the bok choy is tender and the broth comes to a simmer.
  3. Serve hot and top with scallions, if desired.

Serving suggestions & tips

  • Add some shredded rotisserie chicken or diced tofu for a heartier dish.
  • Add a poached egg for extra creaminess, protein, and nutrition.
  • Squeeze some fresh lemon juice for a bright and light flavor.
  • Garnish with fresh shiso leaves for a unique garnish.

Recipe notes

  • Portion soup into the Anytime Freezer Trays and store in the freezer overnight. Reheat as needed.
  • Any greens will work well! Feel free to use spinach, Swiss chard, or thinly sliced kale in place of the bok choy.
  • Microwave ovens vary, even with the same wattages. Adjust cooking times as needed.