Simple Gelatinous Healthy Chicken Stock Recipe

Simple Gelatinous Healthy Chicken Stock Recipe
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This healthy chicken stock is simple to prepare and can be frozen for 3 months. A simple gelatinous healthy chicken stock recipe full of flavor that can be used for a variety of soup making. In this recipe, we are using chicken carcass but if you prefer you can use chicken breast or any other pieces of chicken including leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken.

How To Make Chicken Broth or Stock Using Microwave?

If your tight on time and need to prepare a chicken broth or chicken stock fast you can do so by using a microwave. Add the chicken carcass broken into pieces or chicken breast, water, vegetables, and spices and cover with plastic wrap leaving one end of the uncovered to allow steam to escape and microwave for 30 minutes. Ladle the mixture through a sieve into a bowl, cool then transfer to a jar or container.

What Is The Difference Between Chicken Stock and Chicken Broth?

The main difference between chicken stock and chicken broth is that the chicken stock is made by using the chicken carcass (boney parts) which has a richer and fuller flavor due to the gelatin that is released during the slow cooking process. The chicken broth which is made using chicken meat has less flavor and is more liquidy compared to the chicken stock.

How To Make Chicken Broth Without Chicken?

You can easily prepare a chicken broth or chicken stock by substituting the chicken meat or chicken carcass with bouillion chicken cubes. Dissolve 2 bouillion chicken cubes in 4 cubes of boiling water and you’re done. Cool broth and store in a container.

Ingredients:

  • 1 raw or cooked chicken carcass or Chicken breast sliced in pieces.
  • 8 cups of water
  • 2 bay leafs
  • 1 red or yellow onion cut into medium size pieces
  • 3 stalks of thyme cut finely
  • 1 stalk of sage
  • 2 small carrots cut into rings
  • 1 celery stock cut into rings
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves cut in pieces

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot add the water, broken chicken carcass or chicken breast, celery, salt, black pepper, and garlic cloves and cook on medium-high until it starts to boil,
  2. Reduce heat to low, add the thyme, sage, and bay leaves and simmer for about 2 hours removing the foam that builds up during the cooking.
  3. Transfer mixture to a sieve and strain into a bowl.
  4. Remove any fat globules with a spoon or paper towel if you see any.
  5. Cool chicken broth before transferring to a container.
  6. Refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months.
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SIMPLE GELATINOUS HEALTHY CHICKEN STOCK RECIPE

This healthy chicken stock is simple to prepare and can be frozen for 3 months. A simple gelatinous healthy chicken stock recipe full of flavor that can be used for a variety of soup making. In this recipe, we are using chicken carcass but if you prefer you can use chicken breast or any other pieces of chicken including leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken.

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6 cups
Calories 200 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 raw or cooked chicken carcass or Chicken breast sliced in pieces.
  • 8 cups of water
  • 2 bay leafs
  • 1 red or yellow onion cut into medium size pieces
  • 3 stalks of thyme cut finely
  • 1 stalk of sage
  • 2 small carrots cut into rings
  • 1 celery stock cut into rings
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves cut in pieces

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot add the water, broken chicken carcass or chicken breast, celery, salt, black pepper, and garlic cloves and cook on medium-high until it starts to boil,
  • Reduce heat to low, add the thyme, sage, and bay leaves and simmer for about 2 hours removing the foam that builds up during the cooking.
  • Transfer mixture to a sieve and strain into a bowl.
  • Remove any fat globules with a spoon or paper towel if you see any.
  • Cool chicken broth before transferring to a container.
  • Refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Notes

Microwave Method: If your tight on time and need to prepare a chicken broth fast you can do so by using a microwave. Add the chicken carcass broken into pieces or chicken breast, water, vegetables, and spices and cover with plastic wrap leaving one end of the uncovered to allow steam to escape and microwave for 30 minutes. Ladle the mixture through a sieve into a bowl, cool then transfer to a jar or container.
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