Slowly cooked chicken soup serves as a warmer-upper on a chilly day and is also a flavourful main meal year-round. Old-fashioned chicken soup holds nutrients in every spoonful. Recipes blend nicely seasoned tender chicken, tasty broth and a variety of healthful vegetables that are chock-full of nutrients. This recipe comprises succulent aromas and flavours that your family won't resist.
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Things you need
- 3 large skinless boneless chicken breast, frozen
- 8 slices centre cut bacon, chopped
- 3 medium potatoes, cubed
- ½ green pepper
- ½ red pepper
- 1 can corn
- 1 can cut green beans
- 1 cup finely cut chives
- 1 cup sliced mushrooms
- 3 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp teriyaki sauce
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 340gr. egg noodles, if desired
- 1 tsp basil
- 1 tsp coarse ground black pepper
- 1 tsp. Creole seasoning
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp salt (season to taste)
- 4 cans chicken broth
- 340gr. egg noodles
Prepare chicken the night before starting the cooking process. Mix Worchester sauce, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce and olive oil in a small bowl. Place the chicken in a large freezer bag. Pour the mixed sauces with olive oil over the chicken.
Fry the bacon, browning it slightly on both sides. Drain bacon on paper towel. Chop bacon and place in freezer bag with chicken.
Refrigerate the bag of chicken, sauces and bacon overnight.
Pour chicken broth into the Crockpot. Begin cooking broth at medium heat.
Cube the chicken. Place cubed chicken and bacon with marinating sauces in Crockpot.
Chop or cube the green and red peppers and potatoes. Add canned corn, green beans and mushrooms with their juices to the broth. Add all other spice ingredients into broth.
Cook chicken soup in Crockpot for 4 1/2 hours at medium heat. Add egg noodles.
Add a water to tame spices if desired. Cook for an additional hour.
Tips and warnings
- Experiment with this recipe by adding your favourite spices and vegetables. It is flavourful with minced or white onions and chicken seasonings found in the spice aisle at grocery stores.
- Pour leftover soup into plastic bowls with lids and freeze, to eat at a later date. Place a bowl of soup in the microwave to reheat for 1 to 2 minutes. Leftover soup is an easy and flavourful lunch for school or work, according to cooks.com.
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