Chicken & fresh asparagus salad ^

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2¼ pounds Chicken
1½ teaspoon Salt
1 Clove
½ Bay leaf
1 Onion
⅔ cup Sliced leeks, white part only
1 medium Carrot, sliced
1 Stalk celery, halved
4½ cup Fresh asparagus, cut in 2" pieces
2 tablespoons Cider vinegar
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
⅛ teaspoon Sugar
¼ cup Corn oil
2 tablespoons Chopped chives

Sprinkle chicken and giblets with 1 teaspoon salt. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Skim as needed. Use clove to apike bay leaf onto onion, add to chicken. Reduce heat and simmer 1½ hours. After chicken has cooked 30 minutes, add leeks, carrot and celery; continue cooking, uncovered, the remaining time. At the end of the cooking time, remove chicken from the pan. Strain broth, then bring to a boil again. Add asparagus stem pieces and simmer in broth for 15 minutes, adding tips after 8 minutes. Remove chicken meat from bones, cut in even pieces. Remove asparagus from broth; add to chicken and cool.

Mix vinegar with ½ teaspoon salt, pepper, sugar and oil. toss chicken and asparagus with dressing. Sprinkle with chives and serve.

Creative Cooking: Poultry Typed by Carolyn Shaw 1-95 Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 01-25-95

Similar recipes