Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Pop's Chicken Soup
1 whole chicken, size 15-20
250g yellow split peas
2 large onions, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
3-4 large carrots, chopped
1 tablespoon salt
Add Split peas and chicken to a large pot and add enough water to cover chicken. Bring to the boil and allow to slow boil for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove the chicken and any bones. Set aside and allow to cool.
Add the rest of the ingredients to the pot, reduce heat to simmer and cover.
Once chicken is cool enough separate chicken from bones, chop and return chicken to pot.
Simmer for another 6-8 hours, then serve.