Chicken Broth from Closet Cooking

Easy homemade chicken broth that is perfect for any soup!


Servings: makes 6-8 cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 (3 pound) chicken
  • 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 1 hour.
  2. Pull the meat off of the chicken and reserve for another use.
  3. Strain the solids from the broth and discard them.
  4. Optionally, let the broth cool in the fridge over night and skim off any fat before using.
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