4/6 Chicken pieces (I chose large skinless thighs)
Slice of pumpkin deseeded, peeled and chopped
1 large carrot
1 small onion peeled and diced (spring onions also work well here)
A generous sprig of thyme (fresh is best)
1 medium sized cho cho peeled, sliced (remove the core)
After Step 2 add the
White or yellow yam
Spinner style dumplings (optional)
Grace soup packs the trilogy of cock soup, chicken noodle and pumpkin (100g of each)Black pepper – freshly milled (optional)
Prepare the chicken pieces by trimming off any excess fat and removing all the skin. Carefully add them to the boiling water. Now follow this with the first batch of vegetables.
Leave the chicken and vegetables to cook for 30 – 35 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. It will be opaque and start to fall away from the bones.
At this penultimate stage of the recipe all the hard food can be added: coco, yam and some minuscule dumpling (spinners). If you are going down this road make the dough using 75g of plain flour and water. My family hate me for this but I am mean with them I only allow one per person.