Caribou Soup

Caribou Soup

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"A modern version of the staple meat of the Inupiaq Eskimo of the North Slope of Alaska, will also work with most game meats (such as moose). If possible, add a few caribou bones at the beginning to enhance the flavor."
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1 h servings 118 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 73 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place the caribou in a 12-quart stockpot with enough water to cover by 2 inches; add the potatoes, tomatoes, garlic, carrots, onion, bay leaf, and crushed red pepper. Season with salt and pepper, and bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Add the rice and reduce heat to medium-low. Continue cooking until the rice is tender, about 40 minutes. Remove bay leaf to serve.


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I am proud to see this recipe from my heritage, my mom was born in Noorvik, Alaska.

This is delicious soup, but I did have to make some modifications. The recipe, as written, really doesn't call for enough liquid to cook the rice. I both added liquid AND decreased the rice to ...

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