Chicken Stock Recipe

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Chicken Stock

Amy Alusa

By
@amyalulsa

This is an excellent way to use chicken bones, skin, etc. and you make and store it at home...provident living! It provides a vitamin rich delicious broth to use in all of your chicken dishes!


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Serves:

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Cook:

6 Hr

Ingredients

1 large
chicken with giblets
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 large
onions, unpeeled
2-3
carrots, unpeeled
2-3
celery ribs, with leaves
1 tsp
whole peppercorns
2
bay leaves
1
fresh parsley, handful

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash chicken, discard the liver and roughly chop the heart, gizzard and neck; add to hot oil in a deep soup pot. Over high heat, stir occasionally until cooked.
2
Quarter the onion and add to the pot. Continue cooking until chicken is VERY brown, but not burnt. Add in 1 cup of water, and stir and scrape all of the brown bits from the bottom of the pot (deglaze).
3
Roughly chop remaining veggies and add to the pot. Add the rest of the ingredients, including the chicken and water enough to cover. Bring to a boil, skim off any foam, set lid askew and reduce heat to simmer. Chicken will be done in about 1 hour.
4
Remove it from pot, cool to touch. Remove meat to fridge; put skin and bones back into pot. Continue simmering 4-5 hours, adding more water when needed.
5
Cool a bit before staining into a large bowl; put uncovered stock in fridge overnight. The fat will rise to the top and harden, you can then just lift it off easily. Underneath will be the vitamin-rich and delicious broth I was talking about. You can stretch it by adding water or canned broth. Freeze it in ice cube trays for insta-sauce!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Other Soups