Chicken Stock

Recipe by ngibsonn
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READY IN: 6hrs 20mins
YIELD: 7 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the chicken in a large pot over high heat.
  • Add water to cover and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Remove chicken from pot.
  • Leave water in pot.
  • Cool chicken.
  • Remove skin and bones from meat.
  • Return bones and skin to pot.
  • Add onions, carrots, celery, bay leaf, ginger, and salt.
  • Continue simmering for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Strain and cool the stock, uncovered.
  • Use the meat for soups, salads, sandwiches, or other dishes where cooked chicken is needed.
  • After stock has been defatted, use or freeze immediately.
  • I freeze the stock in one-cup amounts and use instead of water for cooking rice or vegetables or making gravy.
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