Chicken and Leek sour soup

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 675 g - leeks
  • 3 - chicken joints
  • 50 g - pearl barley
  • sprig of parsley
  • sprig of thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • 1.75 liters - water
  • 2 chicken stock cubes

How to Make Chicken and Leek sour soup

  • Trim leeks and wash well.
  • Reserve one leek, cut remainder into 1 cm inch rings.
  • Place in a large saucepan with chicken joints, barley, parsley, thyme and seasonings.
  • Add water and stock cubes and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer gently for 1-1.5 hours or until chicken and barley are tender.
  • Meanwhile, cut reserved leek into very thin slices and separate into rings.
  • Remove chicken joints from soup and take meat off bones, return meat to soup with leek rings. Bring soup back to boil and cook gently for 3 minutes.
  • Serve piping hot with crusty bread.