Canja de galinha is a popular chicken soup of Portuguese, Cape Verdean, and Brazilian cuisine.
The basic ingredients include chicken, rice or massa pevide. Common flavoring ingredients are olive oil, mint, salt and pepper. It is usually accompanied by slices of Portuguese broa bread on the side for dipping. This is only a variation of this recipe.
1⁄2 whole chicken
3 potatoes (3-5)
1 red bell pepper
100 grams pea (100-150 grams)
2 cloves garlic (2-3 cloves)
2 tablespoons cooking oil (2-3 tablespoons)
100 milliliters white wine
1⁄3 cup rice (1/3-1/2 cup)
1 liter chicken broth (1,5-2 liters)
1⁄2 teaspoon pepper powder
1 teaspoon salt (1-2 teaspoons)
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
grated parmesan cheese (at will)