Basic Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Basic Homemade Chicken Soup recipe? Learn how to make Basic Homemade Chicken Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rj179

Makes 16 servings



Chicken soup with onion, carrots, celery, and kosher salt -- it doesn't get any simpler and better than this.

Recipe Ingredients for Basic Homemade Chicken Soup

128 oz. water (2 gallon)
4 lb. chicken, whole
1 onion, whole
3 cups celery, chopped
4 cups carrots, chopped
2 tbsp. salt

Recipe Directions for Basic Homemade Chicken Soup

  1. Boil chicken and onion (peeled, but left whole) in water (salt added) until chicken is completely cooked and meat in falling off the bone.

  2. Remove chicken and onion from water.

  3. Add chopped vegetables.

  4. Simmer until vegetables are tender.

  5. Turn off heat.

  6. Bone and skin the chicken.

  7. Chop or shred chicken meat into bitesize pieces.

  8. Add to hot soup and serve.

Categories

Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 399.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
188
Calories from Fat
31
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
87mg
29%
Sodium
985mg
41%
Potassium
369mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
3.9g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
33.3g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sodium
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