Add the chicken livers and sear until golden brown on all sides, about 7 minutes. Pour over pork in slow cooker. Heat the broth and add it to the chicken, along with the lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon of wild fennel flowers, then continue cooking for 5-7 minutes. 2 bay leaves. I absolutely loved what the fennel provided in … Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8-10 hours, or on High heat setting 3-4 hours or until meat is fork … If you prefer more broth in your soup, simply add a few cups of broth and adjust the seasonings as needed. Add fennel, onion, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to the hot pot; saute for 20 to 30 minutes. This is closer to chowder or stew than a soup. Remove from the heat and serve. Remove from the pan and set aside. 1 small fennel bulb, trimmed and sliced. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef broth, aus jus mix, fennel seeds and Italian seasoning to same skillet. 2 sprigs fresh thyme. 1 orange, zest grated. The flavors in this soup worked really great together. Add fennel seed and saute, 15 minutes more, until vegetables are very soft and the flavors have developed; be … Add in 5 cups chicken stock. Sauté over high heat for a few minutes, then add the wine and let the alcohol evaporate uncovered. 1/4 cup white wine. Stir to combine, scraping up any brown bits from bottom. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour.