Christmas Chicken Soups

Christmas Chicken Soup

Christmas Chicken Soup

Christmas Chicken Soups
Chicken soup is a typical Portuguese soup, extremely simple to make and very comforting, especially on colder days. Common, throughout the year, at the table of practically all Portuguese families, it is one of the traditional Christmas recipes.

Ingredients for 10 people:

  • 1 chicken with 1 kg
  • 2 carrots cut into pieces
  • 2 white pieces of leek cut into pieces
  • 1 onion cut into pieces
  • 1 cube of chicken broth
  • 80g of vermicelli
  • 200 ml of cream
  • 12 quail eggs
  • 100g rolled almond
  • Salt q.s.

Preparation:

Christmas Chicken Soup

  1. In a pan with 3 liters of water, season with salt.
    Add the cube of chicken broth, the chicken, the carrot, the leek and the onion.
    Cover and cook on medium heat until the chicken is tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a separate pan, bake the quail eggs for 5 minutes.
    Once cooked, remove them and place in a bowl of cold water.
    Peel the eggs and set aside.
  3. In a pan, bring the almond to the preheated oven at 190º and let it roast for about 7 minutes.
    After the toasted almond, remove it.
  4. After the cooked chicken, remove it and let cool.
    Clean the flesh of skins and bones and shred.
  5. Pour the soup with the magic wand.
    Add the split vermicelli and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. After the 3 minutes, add the cream and the chicken.
    When it starts to boil, turn off the heat.
    Finally, add the almond and the cut eggs in half.
  7. And it’s ready to serve.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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