Chicken Soup III

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Classic recipe from mom. Makes great leftovers! Try substituting egg noodles for the rice, if you like!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces

  • 2 quarts water

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 stalks celery with leaves, chopped

  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 5 black peppercorns

  • 6 cubes chicken bouillon, crumbled

  • 1 bay leaf

  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed

  • 1 pinch dried thyme

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup sliced carrots

  • ½ cup sliced celery

  • ¼ cup minced onion

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup uncooked white rice

Directions

  1. In a large pot combine chicken, water, large onion, celery with leaves, fresh parsley, peppercorns, bouillon, bay leaf, celery seed, thyme and 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 4 hours.

  2. Strain stock, reserving chicken, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  3. Skim fat from top of stock. Remove skin and bones from chicken and cut meat into bite-size pieces. Return stock and chicken to pot and stir in carrots, 1/2 cup sliced celery, 1/4 cup minced onion, dried parsley, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper and rice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

228 Calories
10g Fat
13g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 228
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 1234mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 273mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.