Chicken Soup with Garlic and Sour Cream, or the Romanian "ciorba Radauteana", a fantastic soup that makes a great natural remedy against cold and flu. Soothing, healthy and so delicious.
Place the chicken breasts into a large pan and add 1 litre of water and a pinch of salt.
Bring to the boil.
Peel and cut the onions, carrots, parsnip and turnip into big chunks.
Skim off the foam from the chicken, then add the vegetables and cook everything until tender.
Take the chicken breasts off the pan, allow to cool a bit, then shred them.
The vegetables will also be removed and chopped into small cubes.
In a bowl, mix the sour cream and eggs into a smooth paste, then add a ladle of the hot chicken broth and whisk well. Add a few more ladles, one at a time, whisking well after each addition. Make sure the sour cream and egg are at room temperature before adding to the soup.
Now, the liquid obtained can go into the pan with the chicken broth. The shredded chicken and chopped vegetables can go back too.
Bring the soup to a boil, season with salt, pepper and mince 4 garlic cloves and add to the pan together with lemon juice.
In goes the chopped parsley, remove the soup from the heat and serve hot.