Golden Chicken Bouillon (Russian)

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Serve with piroshki or old-fashioned chicken pie.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put chicken and giblets, except liver, into a pot with enough cold water to cover the meat.
  2. Heat slowly until water boils, skim, then cook very gently.
  3. Lightly brown the carrots, celery, and onions in butter, then add the leek, garlic, and parsley.
  4. Add the vegetable mixture, bay leaf, and peppercorns to the chicken in the pot.
  5. Let simmer until chicken is tender (1 1/2 hours or more).
  6. Season with salt 30 minutes before soup is done cooking.
  7. Strain through several layers of cheesecloth, skim off fat, and garnish with minced parsley if desired.


Most Helpful

my Grandmamma made it without butter too

marnat August 09, 2010

We had a family gathering this weekend. I made this as a starter on Saturday and everyone asked for "seconds". This is one recipe I'll never loose. I did not use the butter, but fried the veggies in "spray'n-cook".

Rinie Hill March 14, 2007

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