Homemade Chicken Broth

Homemade Chicken Broth

"Rich in chicken flavor, this traditional broth is lightly seasoned with herbs. Besides making wonderful chicken soups, it can be used in casseroles, rice dishes and other recipes that call for chicken broth."
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2 h 10 m servings
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  1. Place all ingredients in a soup kettle or Dutch oven. Slowly bring to a boil; reduce heat. Skim foam. Cover and simmer for 2 hours. Set chicken aside until cool enough to handle. Remove meat from bones. Discard bones; save meat for another use. Strain broth, discarding vegetables and seasonings. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Skim fat from surface.

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I've been making this for as long as I can remember. My freezer is always stocked with chicken broth. The type of chicken you use doesn't really matter -- just make sure it's bone-in. I alway...

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I made this tonight to use in a chicken pie. I didn't think the taste was outstanding. I had to add 5 or 6 tsp bouillon granules, and that was after already adding 1/4 tsp salt. I also used 3 lb...

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I've been making this for as long as I can remember. My freezer is always stocked with chicken broth. The type of chicken you use doesn't really matter -- just make sure it's bone-in. I alway...

This makes the perfect broth for chicken noodle soup. The only thing this recipe lacks is salt. I recommend adding salt to the pot otherwise it is a little bland. I made this in the morning t...

I make this all the time with leftover chicken/turkey carcass. I refuse to buy canned broth anymore ever since I made my own broth for the first time. Only difference when I make mine is I used ...

I made this tonight to use in a chicken pie. I didn't think the taste was outstanding. I had to add 5 or 6 tsp bouillon granules, and that was after already adding 1/4 tsp salt. I also used 3 lb...

I like that the salt is not added. I then can adjust with the recipe I use the broth with. A hint I found in a cooking magazine once: tie all the ingredients in a cheese cloth. When done, just p...

Simple and flavorful. I used what I had, didn't worry about what I lacked (celery, in this case)... It's flexible, that's a good thing.

Delicious broth. I cooked in in a 7 quart slow cooker on low overnight. Even after I skimmed the fat away, the broth was a bit thick. Once I used it for soup, it watered down a bit. I'm goin...

I made this with a whole chicken it was great My husband is on a low sodium diet it makes buying stock for a reasonable price almost impossible. I added a few things and didn't have the bay lea...

this is about as simple as it can get. i usually make this in big batches and then freeze in 1 cup portions for later use.

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