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Abc Chicken Soup

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Soup
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

  For The Broth
1   Soup chicken - (abt 3 1/2 lbs) - cut into 8 pieces
3   Carrots - halved
2   Celery ribs with leaves - halved
1   Parsnip - halved
6   Garlic cloves - unpeeled, crushed
1   Onion - unpeeled, quartered
4 sections  Dill
4   Peppercorns
  Salt - to taste
9 cups 2133mlWater
  For The Soup
2   Carrots - cut into 1/4" dice
2   Boneless skinless chicken breast halves - - (abt 4 oz ea)
1/4 cup 59mlAlphabet pasta - cooked al dente = (or 2 oz angel hair pasta - broken into Quarters)
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped fresh dill

Recipe Instructions

Combine all of the broth ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil. Skim off any foam that rises to the surface. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 1 hour. Let rest 10 minutes.

Strain the broth. Discard the chicken (the meat will be tough) and vegetables, or use as desired. Return the broth to the pot. (Makes 8 cups)

To finish the soup, add the carrots and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the breast halves and simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes. Remove the chicken breasts and cut into small cubes, then return to the pot along with the pasta. Simmer until the pasta is cooked and then stir in the chopped dill.


Large hens, which are known as soup chickens, make the best broth but are not meant for delicate eating, because the meat just isn't tender.

Dietary Information:

Per serving: 130 calories, 7g carbohydrate, 11g protein, 6g fat, 30mg cholesterol.

"Simply Delicious by Sheila Lukins from Parade magazine - Pub date: 08-24-2003"


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7.8 (4 votes)

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