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Cornish Hen Soup

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a quick chicken soup for weeknights, but it's good enough to eat anytime. If you prefer chicken noodle soup, add pasta."
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 214
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Remove the gizzards, and wash the hen thoroughly. Cut hen into several pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot. Add hen pieces, and brown on all sides. Add carrots, celery, onions, garlic, and potatoes; cook until onion is tender.
  3. Pour in chicken broth. Use more or less broth to your taste, but make sure to cover all the ingredients in the pot. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat. Simmer until vegetables are tender and hen is cooked through.
  4. Remove hen from pot, and remove meat from the bones. Discard bones. and return meat to soup. Serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 214 calories; 10 20.2 10.4 47 925 Full nutrition

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I bent this recipe a bit to suit my needs and to make a little tastier end product. For a little more flavor, I added more vegetables (little more celery, REALLY BIG onion, some chopped turnip) ...

Most helpful critical review

Good hearty soup but nothing really that special. I substituted brown rice for the potatoes, which was a good addition. This soup needs something in the way of spices to give it more flavor.

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I bent this recipe a bit to suit my needs and to make a little tastier end product. For a little more flavor, I added more vegetables (little more celery, REALLY BIG onion, some chopped turnip) ...

I used rice instead of potatoes but it was very good. I would definately try it again.

This was excellent! I was very surprised. It looked like the hen wouldn't supply enough meat for all of the veggies that this receipe calls for. But alas, do not let it fool you. This was pe...

Perfect! Budget friendly and really tasty! I made this with Vermicelli pasta instead of potatoes. The only thing I added other than that is a bay leaf. I just halved the hen and browned. BE...

This is a great recipe. I made this the night before a snow trip. Fast and easy! I served egg noodles with the soup. My critics were one hungry husband and 2 boys. Warm fresh bread with but...

Perfect comfort food....I made a double batch to share with a neighbor who had a death in the family. She and her husband were so grateful to get a pot of steaming soup and rustic bread to eat b...

This soup turned out very good. I used frozen onion, celery, and carrots as that is what I had on hand. Be sure not to skip the browning of the chicken step. It adds a lot of flavor to the br...

I also added rice instead of potatoes and some Tony Chachere and boiled eggs it was very good.

Very tasty! Who knew you could get so much meat from one little hen? This made two dinners for my husband and I, for very little money. He's a big fan of chicken noodle soup and thought this ...