Making your own chicken broth is probably the easiest thing you’ll ever make. All you do is boil some vegetables and chicken in a pot of water and let time do all the hard work. Not only is it healthier alternative to store bought broth, it also tastes so much better. The best part about making your own broth is that it can be frozen for up to 6 months. It’s so nice having delicious homemade chicken broth ready to use at all times.

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Ingredients:

14 cups water

1 whole chicken

1 1/2- 2 onions

2 large sticks cellery

2 large carrots

4 garlic cloves

1 tbsp Salt
Instructions:
1. Peal the vegetables and rinse the chicken.  Then add them to a large pot.

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2. Add about 14 cups of water and 1 tbsp of salt to the pot and bring to a boil.

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3. After the stock comes to a boil, the chicken scum will rise to the top of the pot. Just skim it using a strainer.

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4. After the scum has been removed, cook the stock over low heat for about 2-3 hours.

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5. Once the broth has cooled to room temperature, transfer to a large bowl. Make sure to strain it through a cheesecloth. I like to line a strainer under the cheesecloth just incase it slips.

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6. Pour the broth into plastic containers and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.

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Ingredients
  • 14 cups water
  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1½- 2 onions
  • 2 large sticks celery
  • 2 large carrots
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp Salt
Instructions
  1. Peal the vegetables and rinse the chicken. Then add them to a large pot.
  2. Add about 14 cups of water and 1 tbsp of salt to the pot and bring to a boil.
  3. After the stock comes to a boil, the chicken scum will rise to the top of the pot. Just skim it using a strainer.
  4. After the scum has been removed, cook the stock over low heat for about 2-3 hours.
  5. Once the stock has cooled to room temperature, transfer to a large bowl. Make sure to strain it through a cheesecloth. I like to line a strainer under the cheesecloth just incase it slips.
  6. Pour the stock into plastic containers and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.