Cock a Leekie Soup

"Traditional Scots soup of chicken and leeks. One pound of potatoes, peeled and cubed, could be substituted for the barley, if desired."
Cock a Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup
Cock a Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup
Cock a Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup
Cock a Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup
Cock a Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup
Cock a Leekie Soup Cock a Leekie Soup
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  • Serves
    12
  • Prep
    10 m
  • Cook
    1 h 30 m
  • Ready In
    1 h 40 m
  • Difficulty
  • Nutritions

Method for Cock a Leekie Soup

  • 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.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds chicken thighs, bone in, skin removed
  • 10 cups water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup barley
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed chicken broth
  • 7 leeks, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, thickly sliced
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
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