Recipe Hint: Goldene Joich: Jewish Chicken Soup with Matzo Dumplings

Preparation time: 3 hours (plus 1 night)
Difficulty level: 2 out of 5

Ingredients for matzah dumplings

the ingredients (6 people)

250

G

Matzah flour (Jewish supermarket or online)

70

G

Chicken or goose fat or soup fat

1/2

Federation

snit-onion, chop

Preparation of matzah dumplings:

  • From all the ingredients for dumplings, mix the dough – it should be viscous. Leave in the fridge overnight.
  • Before the soup is ready to serve, form the dumplings into ping-pong ball-sized balls and cook in gently boiling salted water for 8-10 minutes.

ingredients for soup

the ingredients (6 people)

1

large yellow onion with skin, cut into quarters

2

large carrot, peeled and cut into thick pieces

1

pole

Wash, peel and cut the leek into three parts

1

Cut turnips or turnips into wide slices

2

rods

Cut the celery into wide slices

1/2

Federation

Parsley, washed

2

Carrots, cut into thin strips, for garnish

1

pole

Leek, white part in thin strips, for garnish

1

Turnips or turnips, thinly sliced, for garnish

Preparation of soup:

  • For the soup, salt the chicken and brain bones, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Rinse and bring to a boil in a large pot, covered with cold water. Remove the foam, add vegetables, spices and herbs, salt. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over low heat for about 2.5 hours. Remove from heat and let cool. Only partially remove the hardened fat from the surface (important for a golden color!).
  • Heat the soup enough to remove the chicken and bones. Chop some of the chicken by hand into small pieces. Heat the soup and strain through a fine cloth. Bring to a boil, add a vegetable side dish, cook until al dente (5-8 minutes) and reheat the ready-made matzah dumplings and meat in the soup. Garnish with chopped dill.


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