Chicken and Rice Soup

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Prepare this soup when there is a turkey or chicken carcass available with which to make a good well-flavoured stock.

Ingredients

  • 40 g/ oz butter
  • 1 large onion
  • 50

Method

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Peel and chop the onion and add to the pan. Cover and fry gently until tender but not browned. Stir in the rice, then the chicken stock and add the bay leaf. Bring up to a fast boil, stir well and then lower the heat. Cover with a lid and simmer gently for about 30 minutes. Check seasoning with salt and pepper. Measure the milk into a small bas