Slowcooker Chicken Soup to Soothe a Weary Soul

slowcooker chicken soup

Slowcooker Chicken Soup Recipe

Slowcooker Chicken Soup: Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (3 to 4 lbs)
  • unrefined sea salt, as needed
  • ground black pepper, as needed
  • 2 leeks, white and light green parts only, sliced thin
  • 2 bay leafs
  • 1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped fine
  • 6 carrots, scraped and sliced into rounds 1/4-inch thick
  • 6 celery ribs, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 kilo potatoes, peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

 

Slowcooker Chicken Soup: Method

  1. Rinse the chicken, inside and out, then pat it dry and season it well with unrefined sea salt and ground black pepper.
  2. Place the chicken in a slowcooker with leeks and bay leafs then cover with water.  Cook on low for twelve hours.
  3. Add chopped onion, carrots, celery and potatoes to the slowcooker and continue cooking on low for an additional six to eight hours.
  4. Stir in parsley, pick out large bones and serve.

YIELD: 3.5 litres
TIME: 5 minutes (active), 18 to 20 hrs (slowcooker)

Recipe from The Nourished Kitchen

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