Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock 1788 1341 Rouba Shahin Middle Eastern Cooking

Chicken Stock – This recipe is just simple – add a few ingredients in a pot and let it do its thing.

Chicken stock is a staple in any kitchen and there are so many ways to make it. The chicken stock recipe below uses a whole chicken so you can use the meat in soup or another recipe but you can also use this recipe with chicken carcass if the meat is not required.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken or chicken carcass
  • 1 onion cut into ¼’s
  • 1 carrot cut in half
  • 1 celery stick cut in half
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • a few sprigs of parsley
  • 6 peppercorns (whole)
  • 6 liters cold water

chicken stock ingredients

Cook’s Note
*discard the cooking vegetables as their texture and flavour will have disappeared.

Step 1. 
Place whole chicken along with the rest of the ingredients in a large pot.

chicken stock ingredients in large pot

Step 2. 
Bring to a boil, skim off any froth, then reduce the heat and simmer for 1 ½  hour, skimming as necessary.  Season with salt. Strain

skimming off scum from chicken stock

Makes 3.5 litres

Why make your own chicken stock?

Healthy
Heals your gut
Incredibly easy to make
Flavoursome

 

Sahtan – Enjoy In Good Health