Chicken Borscht

Chicken Borscht Recipe

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Toni Schmidt

By
@tschmidt

This recipe was given to me my my Mother-in-Law. I had never had it before I married my Husband. This is a hearty chicken and cabbage soup that is great on a cold evening.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 large
chicken
2
bay leaves
1 tsp
peppercorns
1/4 tsp
whole allspice
2 tsp
salt
1 medium
onion (chopped)
1 tsp
sugar
1 to 2 large
potatoes
4 c
cabbage coarsely chopped
5 c
tomato juice
1/2 c
heavy cream

How to Make Chicken Borscht

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook the chicken with salt and pepper, add enough water to end up with 2 quarts of broth. Separate the chicken from the broth. De-bone and remove the skin. Combine the bay leaf,sugar, peppercorns,Allspice and salt in a spice ball or put in a small piece of cheese cloth tied with a piece of kitchen string. Add the spice ball, potato and onion to the 2 quarts of chicken broth. When the potato is almost tender, add the cabbage until tender (do not over cook) Add the chicken and the tomato juice. bring to a boil add cream just before serving.
  • 2Makes 1 gallon

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About Chicken Borscht

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: German
Hashtag: #cabbage