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Sour cabbage soup with chicken - tasty and easy


Sour cabbage soup with chicken, potatoes and traditional vegetable frying is a tasty and inexpensive first course, the ingredients for which are almost always at hand, and in extreme cases - in the nearest grocery store. Sour, it is also sauerkraut ideal for cooking first courses. Just like pickles, it brings a sharp, salty note and goes well with the rest of the ingredients. Be sure to boil the cabbage separately for some time, while changing the water a couple of times. To quickly make sour cabbage soup according to this recipe, take two pans while one is boiling chicken and the other is preparing cabbage.

Sour cabbage soup with chicken - tasty and easy
  • Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Servings Per Container: 6

Ingredients for cabbage soup with chicken

  • 500 g of chicken (thigh, drumstick, ham);
  • 300 g sauerkraut;
  • 250 g of potatoes;
  • 140 g of onions;
  • 160 g carrots;
  • 150 g of tomatoes;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil;
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper;
  • black pepper, salt, sugar, parsley;
  • seasonings and spices for chicken stock to taste.

A method of preparing sour cabbage soup with chicken

Put the chicken in the pan, pour 2 liters of cold water, add 3 bay leaves, a few cloves of garlic, onion, a bunch of fresh herbs, pour salt to taste. We bring the broth to a boil, remove the scum with a slotted spoon, reduce the heat. Cook over low heat for about 50 minutes, close the pan with a lid.

Cook chicken broth

We take chicken out of the finished broth, filter the broth through a fine sieve. In the recipe for sour cabbage soup, you can remove meat from bones, you can leave it, do it as you like.

We take chicken out of the finished broth, filter the broth

Sour cabbage washed several times with cold water. Pour the washed cabbage with boiling water, bring to a boil, drain the water. We repeat the procedure 1-2 times, if the cabbage is very peroxide, then this will help to get rid of a very sour taste and smell. The cabbage processed in this way is poured with hot water, boiled for 20 minutes.

See our recipe for delicious sauerkraut.

Processed sour cabbage pour hot water, boil for 20 minutes

Pour vegetable oil into the pan, put finely chopped onions, after half a minute - chopped cloves of garlic, then carrots cut into thin strips, fry the vegetables for 15 minutes over moderate heat, add the diced tomatoes. Cooking everything together for another 10 minutes.

Fry vegetables, add chopped tomatoes

We clean the potatoes, cut them into thin slices, rinse with cold water to wash off the starch, and throw them into a colander.

Chop and wash the potatoes

In a pan with broth, put chopped and washed potatoes, add vegetable frying.

Boil the acid cabbage boiled until half ready to recline in a colander. Add cabbage to the pan.

We put the sour cabbage soup on the stove, bring to a boil, salt to taste, pour ground red pepper to balance the sour taste, add granulated sugar (2 teaspoons).

In a pan with broth we put potatoes, add vegetable frying Add cabbage to the pan Bring cabbage to a boil, add salt, red pepper and granulated sugar

After boiling, cook for 30 minutes on low heat, remove the cabbage soup from the heat, wrap it up, leave it to warm for half an hour to insist.

After boiling, cook soup for 30 minutes over low heat and let it brew.

Pour a portion of cabbage soup into the plate, put the boiled chicken, sprinkle with parsley, season with sour cream and immediately serve. Bon Appetit!

Sour cabbage soup with chicken ready

Sour cabbage soup according to this recipe can be cooked deliciously not only with chicken - beef or pork is also a good choice.