Chicken Consommé

Chicken Consommé

A consommé is a type of clear soup made from richly flavored stock, or bouillon that has been clarified, a process that uses egg whites to remove fat and sediment called ‘raft’.

Ingredients for 2. litres

Qty Unit Description
2 Litre Chicken stock
0.6 Kg Chicken mince
0.06 Kg Carrot
0.04 Kg Celery
0.04 Kg Leeks
0.0392 Kg Onions
0.04 Kg Peppercorn
0.02 Kg Bay leaf
5 Nos Whole eggs
0.03 Kg Salt

Pre-prep

  • Separate the egg whites and keep.
  • Cut brunoise of onions, leeks, celery and carrots.

Method

  • Mix the egg white, brunoise of vegetable with the chicken mince.
  • Add salt, peppercorns and bay leaf to the mince.
  • Mix the chicken mince in the cold chicken stock and put on fire.
  • Keep stirring continuously, to prevent the raft from sticking to the bottom & sides.
  • Once the stock has come to a boil, do not stir again. Reduce to a simmer.
  • Puncture a hole in the center of the raft for the stock to circulate through and clarify
  • Remove the raft once all impurities are accumulated. Serve the clear soup - consomme.