Cock-a-Leekie with Tender Prunes

Cock-a-leekie With Tender Prunes

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Charlotte Chaffin

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@ladycharia

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Cock-a-Leekie with Tender Prunes

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.

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About Cock-a-Leekie with Tender Prunes

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



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