American Chicken Soup
|Onion||1 Medium, chopped|
|Celery stick||3 , chopped|
|Carrots||3 Medium, chopped|
|Chicken stock||1 1⁄2 Liter|
|Chicken||480 Gram, cooked and diced|
|Thick cream||2 Tablespoon|
|Dry sherry||2 Teaspoon|
|Black pepper||To Taste|
|Chopped parsley||1 Tablespoon (To Garnish)|
Step 1: Melt the butter
To begin, put the butter into the saucepan, place it over a moderate heat and allow the butter to melt.
Step 2: Add the vegetables
Next add the carrots, onions, and celery. Gently fry them for ten minutes.
Step 3: Add the flour
When the vegetables are soft, add the flour and continue cooking for another couple of minutes, stirring constantly.
Step 4: Pour in the stock
Next, pour in the chicken stock and continue to stir the ingredients as it comes to a boil. Skim the surface occasionally.
Step 5: Add the herbs
Now, add the parsley, thyme, and the bay leaf to the soup.
Step 6: Simmer
Lower the heat and leave the soup to simmer for fifteen minutes.
Step 7: Add the chicken
After fifteen minutes, stir in the chunks of chicken and bring back to the boil for a few minutes. Remove the pan from the heat.
Step 8: Add the cream and sherry
Now add the thick cream, the sherry, the salt, and season to taste with black pepper. Whisk all of these ingredients in well.
Step 9: Serve
Finally, remove the herbs and for a finishing touch, sprinkle some fresh parsley on top. Serve the soup into bowls
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