Thursday, January 24, 2013

Chicken Soup to Warm You Up


To my dear friends, Montreal is toughing out extreme -30 cold weather and we need warmth. It's time for some chicken soup! Any chicken soup is a no-fail recipe, there are simply so many ways you can make it, using all sorts of veggies. In times of record lows, a chicken soup will surely warm your home. Enjoy and keep making homemade food ;)

INGREDIENTS


6 cups of water
8 boneless chicken thighs
Chicken carcase (optional)
1 large sweet potato cut into large pieces
1 zucchini peeled and sliced in halves
2 celeri stalks
1 large diced onion
Sprig of dill
1 tbsp olive oil
Cheese cloth
Salt and pepper to taste
Soup noodles (optional)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring to a boil 6 cups of water with onion and chicken pieces, salt. 
  2. Lower the flame to medium. 
  3. Place the dill into the cheese cloth and close tightly and insert in the boiling liquid.
  4. for 30 minutes, place all of the vegetables insided the pot and let it cook with the pot lid semi on top.
  5. With a miniature spooned strainer remove any residues floating up to the top, you want your soup to be clear.
  6. Turn the flame to low and let it simmer for another 30 minutes and voila you have warm chicken soup.