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Old Fashioned Chicken Rice Soup

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This Old Fashioned Chicken Rice Soup is a class apart from the rest ! Try out this savory rice and chicken appetizer. Let me know if you like it this Old Fashioned Chicken Rice Soup.
Ingredients
  Roasting chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound (Ready To Cook)
  Water 3 Quart
  Salt To Taste
  Peppercorns 3
  Bay leaf 1⁄4
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Carrots 4 Medium, washed and cut into cubes
  Stalk celery 1 (With Leaves)
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled
  Whole cloves 2
  Raw brown rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 (For Garnishing)
Directions

Rinse chicken well in cold water.
Place in large pot along with three quarts of water, salt, peppercorns, bay leaf and parsley.
Bring to a boil and skim to remove any foam from surface.
Reduce heat; add cubed carrots, celery and onion (press cloves into onion).
Cover and simmer for one hour or until chicken is tender.
Skim off fat.
Lift out chicken; let cool slightly.
Remove celery, onion with cloves, and bay leaf; discard.
Add rice to broth and simmer slowly until tender.
Meanwhile, remove chicken from bones; cut into bite size pieces.
Return chicken to broth and heat thoroughly (allow about 20 minutes).
Garnish with parsley before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday

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