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hearty chicken and barley soup recipe

a recipe by
sylvia bourque
Moncton, NB

chicken and barley, a wonderful combination.

serves 8-10 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hearty chicken and barley soup recipe

  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • olive oil
  • 1
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, minced
  • 3 lg
    carrots, chopped
  • 1
    celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    oat flour
  • 48 oz
    chicken broth
  • 1 pkg
    knorr homestyle chicken stock
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    dried parsley
  • 2 tsp
    fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground sage
  • 1 c
    medium barley
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make hearty chicken and barley soup recipe

  • 1
    1.Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil in large Dutch oven over medium high heat. Toss in onions, garlic, carrots and celery; sauté vegetables until softened (4-5 mins). Stir in oat flour.
  • 2
    2.Pour in chicken broth, chicken stock and 2 cups water. Add barley and chicken breasts then bring liquid to boil and reduce heat. Simmer 20 minutes.
  • 3
    3.Remove chicken breasts carefully with tongs, shred into bite size pieces and return to pot. Stir in parsley, thyme, sage, and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer an additional 15-20 minutes, or until barley is tender. Enjoy!

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