Easy Homemade Chicken Stock

Easy Homemade Chicken Stock1

Easy Homemade Chicken Stock

ingredients

  • 1-3 chicken carcasses
  • 1 onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 6 sprigs parsley
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 (2-inch) piece parmesan cheese rind (optional)
  • water

directions

  1. Place everything in a large stock pot, cover with 4 inches of water, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 2 hours.
  2. Strain the solids from the stock and discard them.
  3. Optionally, let the stock cool in the fridge over night and skim off any fat before using.
Tip: Save any leftover celery and carrot ends, herbs and parmesan rinds in the freezer for the next time that you make stock.
Tip: Chicken stock freezes well so you don’t have to use it all when you make it.
Tip: Save chicken carcasses chicken in the freezer for the next time that you make stock.

Detailed recipe

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