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Nausea Remedies - Chicken Suit Soup for nausea

We are extremely grateful to Alyx from the Centre for Cancer Nutrition for sharing this brilliant recipe that can help if you or your loved one are feeling nauseous. Alyx calls this recipe Chicken Suit Soup because it can be made 3 different ways to suit different side effects, including nausea, sore mouth and low energy.


Chicken Suit Soup

Prep & cooking time: 45 minutes

Serves: 6-8


• 2 small chicken breasts or 300g shredded chicken (you can use ½ BBQ chicken)

• 1 litre chicken stock • ⅓ cup frozen corn kernels

• 4 cubes Bell Farms frozen kale or 1 cup fresh kale

• ⅓ cup frozen edamame • 1 cup fresh or frozen broccoli

• Squeeze of ginger paste or grated ginger to taste

• Fresh or dried herbs (I used parsley)

• ½ teaspoon sea salt - optional


1. Cook and shred the chicken breast if using or shred the BBQ chicken meat.

2. Add all ingredients to a medium saucepan and bring to the boil. Turn down to a simmer and cook until the soup is heated.

3. Serve as is or modify according to side-effects - see below.

For nausea: Strain and separate the soup solids from the broth. Eat the broth only while still experiencing nausea. Portion up and freeze the solids so you can add back into the broth when you are up to eating something more substantial.

For sore mouth & difficulty swallowing: Pour the cooked soup (be sure it has cooled first) into a blender and blend until smooth.

You can watch Alyx make her Chicken Suit Soup in the video below and you can find lots more recipes to help keep your body nourished if you are experiencing nausea on the Centre for Cancer Nutrition website.


CancerPal has a wide range of products that have been recommended to help relieve nausea as well as a range of Nausea Relief Care Boxes.


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