Chicken, Yam, and Chard Soup – AIP

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Chicken, Yam, and Chard Soup – AIP

Servings 8

Total Time: 60 minutes

Cook Time: 60 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 257

carbohydrate 12g

protein 21g

fat 17g


  • 2 tablespoon(s) coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 medium onion(s), yellow diced
  • 2 medium garlic clove(s) minced
  • 1 medium carrot(s) chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) thyme, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) oregano, dried
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sea salt divided
  • 2 pound(s) chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 4 cup(s) broth (chicken, vegetable, beef, or bone broth are all fine)
  • 6 cup(s) water
  • 1 whole bay leaf(s)
  • 1 large yam(s) diced
  • 1 bunch(es) chard chopped (or kale or any green you love)
  • 7 medium onion(s), green sliced (whites and greens)
  • 1 medium lemon(s), juiced


  1. Heat large pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add oil, onion, garlic, carrot, thyme, and oregano, and saute until onion is softened and slightly translucent (about 10 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, put sea salt in a medium bowl. Cut chicken thighs into 1" cubes and toss.
  3. Add chicken to pot and continue to cook for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Reduce heat to medium, add broth, water, bay leaf, yam, chard, and green onions and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Just before serving, season with remaining sea salt, and fresh lemon juice.

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