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Total time: under 2 hours
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
Yield: About 6 cups
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Notes

Our basic stock, quick and easy enough to make while you’re doing something else. It’s so flavorful that you may find yourself regretting using canned stock when this runs out.

Ingredients

  • ½ large onion
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 pounds chicken wings, cut into 3 or 4 pieces each
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • ½ stalk celery, chopped
  • ½ leek, trimmed, well washed and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 peppercorns
  • 3 sprigs thyme

Directions

Stud the onion with the cloves and combine all the ingredients with 6 cups water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat so that the mixture bubbles steadily but not rapidly. Cook, skimming any foam that accumulates, for about 1 hour.

Cool slightly, then strain. Refrigerate (you can skim off the fat after the stock cools completely) and use within 3 days; or see Keys to Success, (Notes) for storage suggestions.

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Nutrients per serving

Nutritional information is based on 12 servings.

7kcal (0%)
2mg (0%)
0mg (1%)
43mcg RAE (1%)
20mg
1mg
0g
0g
0g
0g
2mg (1%)
5mg (0%)
0g (1%)
0g (1%)
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