Cock a Leekie Soup

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A traditional Scottish dish, this chicken and leek soup is flavored with thyme and thickened with barley.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • In a large pot over high heat, combine the chicken, water, onion and barley. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour. Remove chicken, discard the bones and skin, chop meat into bite size pieces and return to the pot.
  • Add the chicken broth, leeks, celery, thyme, parsley, salt and ground black pepper. Simmer for 30 more minutes, or until all vegetables are tender.