Barefoot Contessa's Homemade Chicken Stock

READY IN: 5hrs
Recipe by Juenessa

From Barefoot Contessa Family Style cookboo, 2002.

Top Review by kathymcsmith

I hope this doesn't sound dumb, but do you throw away all of the chicken meat once the stock is ready?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the chickens, onions, carrots, celery, parsnips, parsley, thyme, dill, garlic, and seasonings in a 16 to 20 quart stockpot.
  2. Add 7 quarts of water and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer uncovered for 4 hours.
  4. Strain the entire contents of the pot through a colander and discard the solids.
  5. Chill the stock overnight.
  6. The next day, remove the surface fat.
  7. Use immediately or pack in containers and freeze for up to 3 months.
  8. **Cooking time does not include chilling the stock overnight.

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