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homemade chicken stock

Homemade Chicken Stock

Course: condiment, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade chicken stock, homemade chicken broth
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours
Servings: 6 cups
Calories: 27kcal
Author: Laureen King
Making Homemade Chicken Stock is so easy that you may never buy store-bought again.
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Ingredients

  • 1-2 lbs chicken bones
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1/2 leek white and light green parts only
  • 3 ribs celery
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp . ground pepper
  • 7-8 cups cold water

Instructions

  • Line baking sheet with foil, spray with cooking spray.
  • Place chicken bones on baking sheet, fat side up.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Roast 375º until golden brown.
  • Chop vegetables into large chunks.
  • Place chicken, vegetables, parsley, bay leaf, thyme, and peppercorns into large pot.
  • Cover completely with cold water.
  • Bring to boil, then immediately reduce heat to simmer for 3-4 hours.
  • Strain stock, cool and store in refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition

Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 245mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4446IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg