Roasted Chicken,Shiitake and Jalapeno
1 Tbs butter
8 oz shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1 Quart of chicken broth or single box of organic chicken broth
1 chicken breast from grocery store Roasted Chicken or from chicken you have roasted yourself.
3 cloves Garlic – minced
2 bay leaves
4 whole allspice
1 ½ tsp kosher salt – plus more to taste
1 fresh or frozen jalapeno pepper – sliced
1 1” piece of fresh ginger – peeled and grated
1 Tbs Rice vinegar or white vinegar
1 Tsp Soy Sauce
Fresh ground pepper to taste
Sliced scallion, cilantro and fresh jalapeno slices for garnish
In small skillet melt 1 Tbs butter. Add sliced mushrooms and cook until mushrooms release their water. Remove from heat and set aside.
Pour Chicken broth into soup pan. Add 3 cups of water. Add all other ingredients as well as the reserved mushrooms and heat on medium heat on stove top.
Simmer x 5 minutes until all ingredients are heated through. Serve and garnish as desired.