Chicken Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes 11 cups 2.75 l ) ;

    5 to 7

    main-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

There are as many ways to make chicken soup as there are grandmothers. Some are more intense and start with stock. Others start with pieces of chicken. I like to use the bones from a cooked chicken to make a stock. That way I can skin the cooked chicken and cut it into pieces of edible size. Even when I use the bones from a cooked chicken, I will start with stock if I have it on hand.

I like to skim all the fat from the soup; but there are those who will swear that the soup doesn’t