Chicken Soup

Preparation info

  • Serves

    5 to 6

    as a soup course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cook’s Canon: 101 Recipes Everyone Should Know

The Cook’s Canon

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2003

  • About

Many people think chicken soup is a cold medicine. And who am I to argue with the wisdom of the ages? But I will tell you that I am unwilling to wait until I or someone in my house falls ill before I make chicken soup. In fact, I prepare to make it every time I roast a chicken. I take the little package of giblets from the bird’s cavity, put it in a plastic bag, and freeze it. Four or five chickens later, I put all the giblets in a pot with the disarticulated carcass from the most recent ro