Recipe: Doctor Deaths’ Rooster Soup

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A SOUPer way of keeping warm when on graveyard patrol


  • half a 3 lb. (1.35Kg) chicken
  • half a pint (20 fluid ounces)milk
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • 1 small onion, skinned
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • half a pint of water
  • 1 oz. (25g) plain flour
  • 1 oz (25g) butter
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Put the chicken into a pan with the water, onion, salt and pepper then place a lid on the pan
    2. Cook over a gentle heat for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender
    3. Remove the meat from the chicken and cut into small pieces
    4. Strain the stock from the pan and make up to one pit with additional water
    5. Gently melt the butter in a pan then stir in the flour and cook for about a minute
    6. Stir in the milk and chicken stock and bring to the boil, stirring continuously
    7. Add the chicken pieces and stock cubes then simmer gently for about 10 minutes
    8. Stir in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper

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