Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Don't worry about the alcohol in the evaporates at a relatively low temperature, leaving only wonderful flavor. If you cannot source turtle meat, feel free to substitute chicken. From the Southern chapter of the US Regional Cookbook, Chicago Culinary Arts Institute, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first six ingredients together in stock pot.
  2. Bring to boiling point and cook until meat is tender.
  3. Remove bay leaf and mace; add egg white and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add sherry after removing soup from heat.

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