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The Viral Slayer

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, health + wellness, immune system
Servings: 6 people



  • 6 New Mexico chilis
  • 2 2-inch chunks peeled ginger
  • 6 shallots rough chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bunches of cilantro stems
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1-2 pounds ground chicken Dependign on how much meat you would like. If you have levfover chicken you can always use that
  • 3 cups shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 3 cups maitake mushrooms broken appart
  • 4 cups chicken bone broth I personally like Bone to Broth a South Lake Tahoe based company or Bonafied Provisions found in the frezer section of the grocery store.
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

POWER STASH PACK, immune-boosting herbs in a tea ball or wrapped in cheesecloth to simmer in broth

  • 4-5 slices of dried astragalus root
  • 3 tbsp dried Nettle Leaf
  • 1 bunch of kale sliced
  • 1 package of cooked rice noodles Substitute for Shirataki or Yam Noodles if you have Candidiasis, previous head injuries, or ADHD.


  • 3 tbsp fresh ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp fresh garlic grated
  • 1-2 tea cayenne depending on how spicy to like
  • 2 meyer lemons zest only
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tea salt


  • Fresh cilantro leaves 
  • Grated carrots
  • Sliced red onions
  • Lemon wedges
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Fire paste
  • Salt



  • Place chilis in a heatproof bowl, add boiling water to cover and let soak until softened, 25-30 minutes. Drain chiles, reserving the soaking liquid, remove stems.
  • In a Vitamix or blender, puree chiles, ginger, shallots, garlic, cilantro stems, turmeric, thyme, and salt.
  • Adding 2 cups of the soaking liquid, adding more if needed, until smooth.
  • In a large soup pot, add avocado oil and brown chicken.
  • Add chile mixture to the chicken and cook for 5 minutes, reducing some of the liquid, stirring frequently, making sure not to burn the bottom of the pan.
  • Add mushrooms, broth, apple cider vinegar, power stash pack, simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove the power stash pack before serving.


  • To make the fire paste, place all the ingredients in a small bowl, stir to combine. 


  • To assemble the noodles bowls, add cooked rice noodles, ladle hot broth mixture and top with the goodies to make your own personal style.