"Lean" chicken Stock, broth

Lean Chicken Stock, Broth Recipe

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gaynel mohler


I do this recipe with the carcus of a roasted chicken, and turkey. if I don't plan on making it right away, I put the bones in a plastic bag and freeze until I have a free day to make it,


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about 10 cups
20 Min
3 Hr


  • ·
    carcus, bones of chicken or turkey,
  • 3 1/2 qt
  • 2 large
    onions, cut up
  • 2 large
    carrots sliced
  • 2
    stalks celery, sliced
  • 6-8
    parsley sprigs, or 1 tbs. dry
  • 1/2 tsp
    whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dry
  • 1
    dry basil leaf

How to Make "Lean" chicken Stock, broth


  1. place all ingredients in a 6 to 8 quart stock pot
  2. bring to a boil over high heat. reduce heat, cover and simmer f Let coolor 3 hours.
  3. pour thru a fine strainer or layers of cheesecloth. discard bones and residue
  4. place in covered container and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight
  5. lift off fat layer and discard. place in desired amounts and freeze for future use in soups or to make fat free gravy.

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