Daikon and Chicken Soup

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • 1 free range chicken (Indonesian: ayam kampung), cut into 4-8 pieces
  • 1 daikon, peeled and cut into sticks
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 inches ginger, peeled and bruised
  • 1 liter water
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 stalks scallion, thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced, reserve the leaves for garnish


  1. Boil daikon for 10 minutes in a pot, drained and set aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a pot, fry onion and garlic until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes. Add chicken pieces and garlic and cook until chicken is no longer pink.
  3. Add water, salt. and sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, or until chicken pieces are cooked and tender.
  4. Add boiled daikon, scallion and celery and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  5. Pour into serving bowls and garnish with celery leaves.

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