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7 Delicious Chicken Foot Soup Recipes From Around The World

There’s something about chicken feet soup that’s just so comforting, especially on those cold ‘soup days’ of the fall and winter. Maybe it’s the gelatin-rich broth that makes it one of the more nutritious soups, or the fact that it’s a delicacy packed with flavor.

As a farmer I love that it’s another great way to make the most of the entire chicken – food waste is practically a sin, right? Soup isn’t the only delicacy made from chicken feet; ‘phoenix claws’, a tasty appetizer made from bite size pieces of braised chicken feet, is another way to try them.

But right now we’re diving into the soup versions, so why not give chicken foot soup a shot? We’ve gathered some of the best chicken foot soup recipes from around the web so you can make a delicious soup right at home.

Origin of chicken foot soup

Chicken foot soup is believed to be one of the traditional Chinese soups to have originated in China, where chicken feet are considered a delicacy. The soup made its way to other parts of Asia, including Vietnam and Thailand, before becoming popular in the West.

Today, chicken foot soup can be found in many different cultures. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Chinese recipe or something a little different, we’ve got you covered.

Health benefits of chicken foot soup

Chicken foot soup is not only delicious, but it’s also packed with nutrients. Chicken feet are rich in collagen, which is known for its anti-aging properties especially as a major component necessary for supporting blood circulation and skin health. The soup also contains chondroitin sulfate, a compound thought to be good for joint health and to help to reduce inflammation.

If you’re looking for a soup that will not only taste good but also do you good, chicken foot soup is a great option. Give one of our recipes a try and see for yourself!

Whether you like your soup with noodles or rice, these recipes have got you covered. And if you’re looking for something a little different, there are even recipes for chicken foot soup with dumplings. So whatever you’re in the mood for, we’ve got a chicken foot soup recipe that will hit the spot.

Cooking tips for chicken foot soup

Soup is a liquid food made by cooking meat, vegetables, or other ingredients in water or another liquid. It is typically served hot, although some types of soup can be eaten cold. Soup is a versatile dish that can be made using almost any type of ingredient, and it can be served as a starter, main dish, or even dessert.

You’ll see different cooking pot recommendations based on the chef’s favorite cooking process, including the trendy Instant Pot, a simple large pot on the stove top, a slow cooker, stock pot or even a traditional pressure cooker. If you like the sound of the recipe but don’t have the exact pot they recommend, use whatever kind of soup pot you’ve got!

Soup is often even better the next day. Heat it up by bringing it to a low simmer over a medium heat; no need for rolling boiling soup since it’s already

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Where to find chicken feet

Some WalMart’s and HEB’s carry chicken feet, sometimes called ‘chicken paws’ when they don’t have any portion of the chicken leg included. There’s always a traditional Asian market, or if you don’t have a local Asian market handy, talk to your local butcher (there’s one at most major grocery stores too!) Some may need a day but they should be able to get what you need and at a pretty good price.

So what are you waiting for? Give these recipes a try and enjoy a delicious bowl of chicken foot soup today.

Chicken foot soup recipes

1. Jamaican Chicken Foot Soup With Dumplings

The Jamaican version of chicken foot soup is rich in traditional flavors of Caribbean cuisine, including sweet potatoes or yams, a popular ingredient for Jamaican soups, and the the scotch bonnet pepper – a Caribbean cultivar of the habanero, a very VERY hot pepper! (Learn more about the Scoville scale for comparing the hotness of peppers in our post about how hot wasabi is.

2. Chicken Feet Bone Broth

Prepared as a flavorful broth, chicken feet bone broth is very good for bone health since it is chock full of many of the minerals needs for healthy bones.

3. Traditional Chinese Chicken Foot Soup

This flavorful soup is made with chicken feet, cloves of ginger, and scallions, and is typically served with rice or noodles.

4. Vietnamese Chicken Feet Soup

This soup is made with chicken feet, star anise, fish sauce, and rice noodles. It is often garnished with cilantro and green onions.

5. Thai Chicken Feet Spicy Soup

The wonderful flavor of this soup comes from the lemongrass, galangal, and coconut milk. It is often served with rice or noodles.

6. Chicken Feet Peanut Soup

This Taiwanese flavored soup is made with chicken feet, peanuts, honey dates and ginger.

7. Korean Chicken Foot Soup

This soup is made with chicken feet, star anise, ginger, cinnamon and three kinds of Korean chili peppers for a sweet and spicy chicken soup flavor. It is typically served with rice or noodles.

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What kind of chicken foot soup do you like best?