Mama’s Chicken Soup

Mama’s Chicken Soup Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


It is said it will cure the common cold and almost any other ailment!


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  • 4-5 lb
    young hen, cut in pieces
  • 4 qt
  • 1 large
    onion, quartered
  • 3
    ribs celery with leaves, chopped
  • 3
    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


  1. Put 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.
  2. Remove 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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