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Total Time
24hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 24 hrs

from Nick Stellino

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients except the egg whites in a large stockpot.
  2. Keep egg whites covered and in the refrigerator.
  3. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 2 1/2 hours, skimming the foam from the top every 30 minutes.
  4. After the 2 1/2 hours, turn off heat and remove the chicken, reserving the chicken for another use.
  5. Strain stock through a fine sieve lined with cheesecloth.
  6. Cool to room temperature and then refrigerate, uncovered, overnight.
  7. The next day remove the fat that has hardened on top and discard.
  8. Bring the stock to a boil.
  9. While it is cooking, beat the egg whites with a whisk or electric beater until fluffy.
  10. Add to the boiling stock, reduce heat to simmer and stir well.
  11. The egg whites will harden and entrap most of the impurities in the stock.
  12. Strain the stock again through a fine sieve lined with cheesecloth.
  13. The stock is ready to use now, ot it may be frozen, for up to a month, for later use.