I made this soup the other day because I needed something to make me feel better and didn't want the tetra-pak, aluminum packaging, or preservatives.
- 3 chicken pieces (2 drumsticks and a thigh)
- medium carrot
- fresh rosemary
-put the chicken in a pot
-add water until chicken is covered
-add roughly chopped carrot (could also add celery, onion or other aromatic)
-bring to boil and then simmer for 50mins
-add fresh rosemary (1 sprig). Optional but worth it.
-simmer for an additional 10 mins
-strain the soup through a sieve, cheesecloth etc. to get rid of the bits
-add salt to taste (my taste requires a lot of salt - but I still think its less than in the canned stuff)
-shred the chicken and add some to the soup. The rest can be eaten in sandwiches, or on salads etc.
*this makes enough for approx 3 bowls of soup
*chicken, carrot and rosemary was local and organic