← Back to Search Results
 Chicken Stock

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Use a cleaver to chop up the chicken. For a stock that is lower in fat, let cool, refrigerate until well chilled, and scrape off the accumulated layer of fat from the surface.

Yield: Makes 8 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds chicken thighs or legs, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 carrot, cut into 10 or so pieces
  • ½ medium turnip (about 3 ounces), halved
  • 1 celery rib, cut into thirds
  • 10 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)
  • 12 peppercorns
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 8½ cups water

Directions

In a stockpot, Dutch oven, or another large heavy pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Cook the chicken, onion, and carrot until they begin to brown, about 5 minutes.

Reduce the heat to low and cook for another 5 minutes, until the carrot and onion release their juices. Add the turnip, celery, parsley, bay leaf, peppercorns, salt, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes.

Strain and reserve the stock, discarding the solids.

Notes

To store the stock, let cool, then cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.


© 2006 Jeff Koehler
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings.

25kcal (1%)
11mg (1%)
1mg (1%)
65mcg RAE (2%)
34mg
4mg
1g
0g
0g
1g
3mg (1%)
161mg (7%)
0g (2%)
2g (3%)
0mg (0%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Discover Related Recipes

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
the-sushi-experience The Sushi Experience
by Hiroko Shimbo
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
allergy-free-desserts Allergy-Free Desserts
by Elizabeth Gordon
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
new-american-table New American Table
by Marcus Samuelsson
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
the-south-american-table-the-flavor-and-soul-of-authentic-home-cooking-from-patagonia-to-rio-de-janeiro-with-450-recipes The South American Table: T...
by Maria Baez Kijac
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?