Mama’s Chicken Soup

Mama’s Chicken Soup Recipe

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4-5 lb
young hen, cut in pieces
4 qt
1 large
onion, quartered
ribs celery with leaves, chopped
carrots, scraped and chopped
4 tsp
dried chicken soup base
1-2 tsp
cooked rice, cooked noodles, or prepared matzo balls

How to Make Mama’s Chicken Soup


  • 1Put hen in water in large soup pot. Bring to boil and skim. Add onion, celery, carrots, soup base and salt. Cover and simmer til chicken is tender, about 2 hours.
  • 2Remove chicken and reserve for other dishes. Strain broth and return to pot. Return carrots to broth and adjust seasoning. To serve, warm slowly and add rice, noodles or matzo balls. Serves 8 to 10

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Course/Dish: Chicken Soups

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