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Lynn's (& Her Grandmother's) Chicken Soup

We're Jews - We know Chicken soup and could probably live on it if Matzo Balls were nearby. A Passover, Chanukah or any day favorite.

Prep
Cook
Serves 12people
Ingredients
1
Whole Hen or Stewing Chicken
1
lb Chicken Gizzards
3
Chicken backs or drumsticks
3
Onions, quartered
12
Carrots, peeled and sliced
12
Parsnips, peeled and sliced
8
Celery Stalks, peeled and sliced
1
small bunch Parsley
1/4
cup Parsley
Directions
1.
Add the chicken and gizzards, the onions, half the carrots, parsnips, and celery, and the bunch of parsley to large pot (about one gallon) of boiling water
2.
Simmer ingredients for three hours, partially uncovered
3.
Remove chicken and take some (depending on how much chicken you want in the soup) off the bone to cut in pieces and put back in soup later.
4.
Strain broth
5.
Let sit in frig for two days, then skim congealed fat off the top (can save fat for matzo balls)
6.
Before serving, simmer broth for 1/2 hour to 45 min. with the second batch of carrots, celery, and parsnips
7.
Add chicken pieces to heat and serve with chopped parsley

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