004

Well, the weather has finally turned for the better and hopefully we can sweep those nasty flu bugs away, but just in case they show their nasty selves again this soup is a way of keeping them at bay! Good for when you are under the weather or just when you are feeling a touch melancholy.

Make your stock.
1 chicken in a pot covered with cold water. Roughly chop a couple of carrots, celery, onion and fennel. Into the pot they go, along with a bay leaf or two, peppercorns and salt. Bring to a boil and return to a simmer, skimming occasionally. Depending on how big your chicken is simmer for approx. 2 hours. Remove the chicken along with the vegetables and set aside to cool. Sieve the stock and add chopped carrots and celery. Shred the chicken meat and add to the broth. Over a medium heat cook for another 30 minutes or so to further deepen the flavour.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s