Cock-a-leekie With Tender Prunes Recipe

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Cock-a-Leekie with Tender Prunes

Charlotte Chaffin

By
@ladycharia

Classic Scottish Soup.
Sounds funny, but really good!
I always use more juniper berries just because we like them.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
4
chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless, cubed
3 box
chicken stock
1 c
pearl barley, uncooked
2 tsp
thyme, dried
2 clove
garlic, minced
6
carrot, sliced
8
juniper berries, crushed
3 large
leeks
1 c
dried plums (purnes) ,chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In soup pot, heat olive oil, add chicken and brown. Add salt, pepper,garlic. Stir in broth, barley, thyme, juniper berries,and carrots. bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer about 25 min~ until barley is tender.
2
Add leeks and prunes. Cover and simmer for another 15 min, until leeks are tender. Serve and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy