Chicken Soup or Cream of chicken soup

In need of a hug? Feeling under the weather? Or just need something tasty

Chicken soup has acquired the reputation of a folk remedy for colds and influenza, and in many countries is considered a comfort food.

Chicken Soup

Goes well with:


Ingredients:

  • 100g Potatoes.(peeled and chopped small)
  • 2 Sticks Celery.
  • 1 Medium Carrot
  • 1 Knob of Butter.
  • 1Large Onion.
  • 1 Bunch Parsley.
  • 1 chicken carcass.
  • 1 ltr Chicken stock.
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 150ml Cream (for cream of chicken soup)

Procedure:

  • Roughly chop the celery, carrot and onion and sweat in the butter for 10 minutes.
  • Poor in the Stock and add the carcass and potatoes
  • Season and simmer for 30-40 minutes check your seasoning and remove the bones and blitz with a food processor or stick blender to the consistency you desire.
  • Season again and add  chopped parsley, Oregano and Thyme and simmer for a further 10 minutes
  • Serve with cream or double cream.

  • As an alternative you can poor the soup through a muslin cloth to give a clear type soup without losing flavour.
  • or add a little heavy cream and blitz the lot to make a smooth cream of chicken soup

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