*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               CANJA DE GALINHA (CHICKEN SOUP WITH LEMON AND
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews                      Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           Chicken
    6 1/2   oz           Chicken giblets, chopped
    6       c            Water
    2                    Onions, finely chopped
    1                    Stalk celery, finely chopped
    1       t            Salt
    2                    Bay leaves
      2/3   c            Rice
                         Juice of 1 1/2 lemons
   10                    Mint leaves, finely chopped
                         Freshly ground black pepper
 
   Place the chicken in a large saucepan, add giblets,
   water, onions, celery, salt and bay leaves.  Cover and
   simmer over low heat for 2 hours.
   
   Remove the chicken and let it cool.  Add rice to the
   broth and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, until the rice
   is soft.  Stir occasionally.
   
   In the meantime, remove the skin from the chicken and
   take the meat off the bones.  Discard bones and skin.
   
   Cut the meat into small strips and add it to the
   broth, add lemon juice, and serve sprinkled with mint.
   
   Serves 6 to 8.
   
   Posted by Karin Brewer. Courtesy of Fred Peters.
  
 
 
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