Cock a Leekie Soup


October 23, 2018 By:
Tagged: Soups Stews Soups Stews. Soup it Up Soup it Up. Chicken Dinner Chicken Dinner. Slow-Cooked Slow-Cooked. Leeks Leeks. Healthy Lunch Healthy Lunch. Potatoes Potatoes. Celery Celery. Chicken Thighs Chicken Thighs.
Prep:
10 minutes
Cook:
90 minutes
Serves:
12
Traditional Scots soup of chicken and leeks. One pound of potatoes, peeled and cubed, could be substituted for the barley, if desired.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a large pot over high heat, combine the chicken, water, onion and barley. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour. Remove chicken, discard the bones and skin, chop meat into bite size pieces and return to the pot.
  2. Add the chicken broth, leeks, celery, thyme, parsley, salt and ground black pepper. Simmer for 30 more minutes, or until all vegetables are tender.