Chicken soup

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr 30

Appears in
Chicken: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1997

  • About

There are few dishes as comforting as chicken soup—serve with crusty bread for instant inner warmth. This one, with its mirepoix of tiny chopped vegetables, is elegant enough for dinner with guests.


  • 1 chicken, weighing 1.8 kg (3 lb 10 oz),


  1. Place the chicken and wings in a large stockpot and cover with 6 litres water. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, skimming off any fat. Add the quartered carrot, onion, leek, halved celery, bouquet garni and salt and simmer for 35 minutes. Remove t