Chicken Stock

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.


  • 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?

Heals your gut
Incredibly easy to make


Sahtan – Enjoy In Good Health

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