Cure-All Chicken Soup

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Recipe by Chef Schwettybals

This recipe is a classic version of chicken soup that adds all the original ingredients from some of the older versions I have found. All these versions used certain food types that were high in natural compounds that helped fight off the common cold and flu.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken, cook 10 minutes; turn thighs after 5 minutes. Cool; shred. Discard bones.
  2. 2. Add onion, carrot, turnips, parsnips, mushrooms, and celery to 1qt pot or dutch oven; sauté 10 minutes. Add garlic and caraway seeds; sauté 1 minute. Place herb sprigs and bay leaves on cheesecloth. Tie into a sachet and add to pot.
  3. 3. Add wine; bring to a boil. Cook 4 minutes. Add chicken and stock. Cover; reduce heat. Cook 7 minutes.
  4. 4. Add sweet potatoes; cook 6 minutes or until soft. Discard sachet. Stir in chopped parsley, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

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