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Basic Chicken Soup

Basic Chicken Soup Recipe

  • One 5-to-6 pound fowl, or 7 to 8 pounds of broilers, with neck and all giblets except liver
  • 10 to 12 cups water, as needed
  • 2 medium carrots, scraped and quartered
  • 2 or 3 celery stalks with leaves, whole or cut in half
  • 1 medium yellow onion, whole or cut in half, peeled or unpeeled
  • 3 parsley sprigs, preferable the flat Indian type
  • 8 to 10 black peppercorns
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons coarse salt, or 1 to 2 teaspoons table salt, or to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley and/or dill
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Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 533kcal (27%)
Total Fat 36g (56%)
Saturated Fat 10g (52%)
Cholesterol 181mg (60%)
Total Carbohydrate 3g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 45g
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.



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