Friday, January 23, 2009

It's Chicken Soup Season -- Lots of Options

Nearly everyone I talked to this week is either sick or knows someone who is. No doubt about it, it's chicken soup season. If you want to shake up your chicken soup routine, you;re in luck. Chicken soup is one of the world's most versatile foods. Nearly every cultures has a version of it. Below are some of our favorite variations on this classic dish.

Chicken Soup Recipes
  • Stock Making 101 -- Great soups start with great stock.
  • Mexican Chicken, Lime, and Cilantro Soup -- This soup is an elaborate version of the famous Lime Soup of the Yucatan Peninsula incorporating lots of healthy vegetables.
  • Mulligatawny -- This hearty well-seasoned chicken soup was first eaten by Scottish soldiers serving in India, and it arrived in the American South by way of their descendants.
  • Southwest Chicken Barley Soup -- Here's a healthy, vegetable laden soup with a flavorful Southwestern flair.
  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo -- The queen of Cajun cooking shows us how to make her famous gumbo, step-by-step, with photos.
  • Slow Cooker Chicken Corn Chowder -- Here’s a slow cooker recipe for an everyday supper or part of your festive holiday dinner.
  • Southwest Chicken Lime Soup -- Soups with the flavor of lime, like this one, are popular in the Yucatan.
  • Italian Chicken Lemon Soup (pictured above) -- This soup, based on a traditional Italian Wedding soup, is a refreshing change to ordinary chicken soup, if there is such a thing.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Everyone I know has been making a lot chicken soups lately :)

There are also some great Chicken soup recipes at Foodista. like Grandma Marya's Chicken Soup

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