CANJA (THICK CHICKEN RICE SOUP)

 

½ whole chicken, cut up

2 medium onions, chopped

3 - 4 chicken bouillon cubes

1 c. short-grain white rice (may substitute long-grain)

 

Sauté onions in oil. Next, add chicken pieces, bouillon cubes and a sufficient amount of water. After bringing to a boil, add rice and stir occasionally. Simmer approximately 30 - 35 minutes, until desired consistency. This thick soup is offered at special family events and on New Year's eve.

 

country : Cape Verde

course : soup

 

source : http://www.umassd.edu/specialprograms/caboverde/cvrecipes.html

 

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