Do not get rid of the chicken fat that cooks out of your chicken.
A friend in Canada who grew up on a chicken farm always said that the fat contained the most important cold fighters, so be sure to serve some on every bowl you serve.
Her mother made them have a small cup of chicken soup everyday during the winter and she said they were seldom sick!!!
Indeed. Chicken is sometimes referred to as "Jewish penicillin"; it is very healthy and was so called because chicken soup is a mainstay in Judaic cooking.
Sautee the vegetables - in olive oil - First. Then add rest of ingredients. It will taste MUCH better.
Also add 1 pkg of onion soup - once chicken has been added.
has monosodiums in packet soup make stock from chicken carcass and clean veg peelings and throw in some bacon and herbs,also put in soupBarley lentils splt peas or other pulse
I always add a tsp of poultry seasoning. Adding thyme can ease a cough, as thymol, the oil in thyme, is a powerful cough suppresant.
I find that tarragon is much more complementary with chicken than dill. It's like chicken and tarragon are married.
Love this recipe I sometimes to either stretch ( we have 13 in our family counting the grandkids) the soup or change it up I will add cream or canned cream soup to make this a creamed chicken veg soup and serve it with home made biscuits. Yummy.