Chicken and Vermicelli Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 50 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Vegetable oil

1 (2 pound) chicken carcass

1 (2 pound) duck carcass

1 bunch celery scrubbed and coarsely diced

4 large white onions, coarsely diced

6 large carrots, peeled and coarsely diced

12 cups water

2 sprigs fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped

5 sprigs fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped

1/4 bunch parsley leaves, finely chopped

1 cup sliced mushrooms

1 1/4 pounds vermicelli noodles

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Rub the chicken and duck carcasses in vegetable oil and brown in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Reduce to medium heat and add the celery, onions, carrots, and water. Let simmer on medium heat for 1 hour. Add rosemary, thyme, parsley, mushrooms and noodles, and simmer for an additional 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into bowls and serve with noodles.