There's something calming, and good for the soul about watching the stovetop gently blip away, steam rising, the kitchen filling with the heavenly scent of ginger and chilli. This recipe is good for body and mind. Letting warmth in at the time of year when there is so little outside.
Homemade broths provide a whack of nourishment from nutrient-rich ingredients, at a fairly humble price.
You can experiment with your mise en place, using what you have available; swapping pak choi for cabbage or even noodles for courgette spirals. You could even 'pimp' up this version by adding an egg for extra selenium and indulgence, or perhaps some seaweed for more umami. The chicken in this recipe can be switched out for pork or beef if that's what you feel like.