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Friday, 9 November 2007

Scottish Recipes

Cocka Leeky Soup

Cocka Leeky Soup is a very simple traditional Scottish soup, but it is very tasty. Its easy to get hold of the ingredients.

Ingredients:

1 small chicken
1 Chopped Onion
6 Leeks, cut into inch long pieces
2oz long grain rice
1 Small Carrot (grated)
1 Teaspoon salt
3 Pints Water
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 Tablespoon chopped parsley

Method:

Place the chicken and the giblets and the onion in a large saucepan
Add the water and bring to boil
Cover and simmer for 1, 5 hours until the chicken is tender
Remove from the heat and skim off any white froth
Take out the giblets and throw away
Take out the chicken and strip the meat from the bones Discard the bones
Return the meat to the stock, and 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

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