20 minute prep, 1-to-3 hour simmer, Gluten-free, dairy-free
Step 1: Ingredients
1 pot, preferably an enameled cast iron one for more flavor
2 Tbp Olive oil
5 raw chicken legs
3 celery stalks
2 bay leaves
Salt & pepper
1 cup white wine
6 white mushroom
Rice or wheat noodles
Step 2: Chop the Onion
Chop one onion into small cubes.
Heat the pot (enameled cast iron if possible).
Add 1 Tsp olive oil.
Add the onion.
Stir until golden.
Step 3: Add the Chichen Legs
Add the raw chicken legs, turn them over until golden
Add the other 1 Tsp of oil if needed
Step 4: Add Bay Leaves+salt+pepper
Step 5: Deglaze Twice With White Wine (or Water)
As soon as the chicken legs start sticking to the pot, or the pot bottom starts browning, add 1/2 cup white wine or water to deglaze.
Place a lid until the liquid has evaporated.
Repeat again, until chicken is a nice beige golden color.
Start step 6 while you wait.
Step 6: Chop Veggies
5 celery branches
6 white mushrooms (not pictured)
Step 7: Add Veggies
Step 8: Add Water
Add water to the rim
Add a lid
Lower to minimum heat
Step 9: Let Simmer
Let simmer for 2 hrs
Or turn off and leave the lid on if you have to leave the house
Step 10: Take Meat Off the Bones
With a normal or slotted spoon, take the chicken legs out of the pot onto acutting board.
Take the meat off and place into a bowl.
Throw out the bones and skin. Don't forget the spiky bone (on the photo, at the bottom of the cutting board)
Cut up the meat in the bowl (with scissors or a knife) and put them back into the soup.
Correct the seasoning as needed.
Step 11: Enjoy!
Reheat and serve.
Place in tupperware and freeze for future use.