Cocky leeky soup

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 small Chicken; w/giblets
\N \N . (approx 3lbs)
1 \N Onion; chopped
6 \N Leeks; cut into 1-inch
\N \N . long pieces
2 ounces Long grain rice
1 small Carrot; grated
1 teaspoon Salt
3 pints Water
\N \N Salt & pepper to taste
1 tablespoon Parsley; chopped

Place the chicken, giblets and onion in a large saucepan. Add the water and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 1½ hours until the chicken is tender. Remove from the heat and skim off any white scum. Take out the giblets and discard. Take out the chicken and strip the meat from the bones. Discard the bones. Return the meat to the stock. Add the leeks, rice and grated carrot. Bring back to the boil, cover and simmer for a further 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the parsley before serving. Serves 4-6.

** Favorite Scottish Recipes -- Johanna Mathie ** ** ISBN = 1 898435 12 X ** Posted by The WEE Scot -- Paul MacGregor Submitted By PAUL MACGREGOR On 07-26-95

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