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Farmer's Best Chicken Soup Recipe

The best chicken soup recipe is low in fat, easy to digest and highly nutritious comfort food. It's also great for sipping warm to help naturally clear sinuses and relieve cold and flu symptoms.

For centuries, since Ancient Egypt, chicken soup has been prescribed for its curative powers. Different cultures all around the world have used it as a "natural penicillin." And now there's scientific evidence to back up this on-going chicken soup folk remedy.

Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center found that the best chicken soup recipe had an anti-inflammatory effect that did indeed ease the symptoms of illness.

Stock for Homemade Chicken Soup

My Farmer's Best Chicken Soup Recipe takes several days to make and is for a large 12-quart pot of homemade soup. You can freeze any extra in small containers to use over a period of time. Or, if you want to make a smaller batch, it's easy to cut the recipe in half.

For homemade chicken soup stock, you need the following:Add to a 12-quart stockpot:Cover pot, bring to a boil over high heat and let it simmer on low for 4 hours. Turn off burner, leave pot covered and let stock cool on stove overnight. This lengthy process helps leach all the flavor and nutrition into the soup stock.

In the morning, remove all bones and pieces and refrigerate for at least a day. When the fat has hardened on top, you can easily skim it off for a delicious, low fat stock.

Farmer's Best Chicken Soup Recipe

When ready to make soup, remove ALL fat from the top, place stockpot on burner and turn heat on high. Once the stock comes to a boil, turn to low, cover and simmer until done (see below for total cooking time). As soup heats up, prepare and add the following ingredients:Preparation and Cooking Time about 2 Hours

Raw rice cooked in the stock takes about 1 hours. Onions and sweet potatoes require 45 minutes to an hour. Other vegetables and greens need to simmer only about hour.

The canned beans can be added at any point. If you use cooked pasta or noodles, they should go into the soup pot about 10 to 15 minutes before serving. And the meat only needs about 10 minutes at a simmer to be thoroughly cooked or heated up.

There's nothing engraved in stone about my Farmer's Best Chicken Soup Recipe. Feel free to use it as is or be creative and experiment to make your own homemade chicken soup recipe.

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