Chicken Borscht

Chicken Borscht

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Toni Schmidt

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@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

  1. Cook 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.
  2. Makes 1 gallon

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About Chicken Borscht

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



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