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Homemade Chicken Broth
Chicken Broth
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 10 mins

Homemade chicken broth

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken broth, chicken broth recipe, chicken stock recipe
Servings: 6 quarts
Calories: 10 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 whole chicken free range and organic
  • 1 whole onion yellow or white
  • 3 whole celery stalks
  • 2 whole carrots with ends trimmed unpeeled
  • 8 sprigs parsley
  • 2 whole bay leaves
  • 10 quarts water
  1. Put all ingredients into a large stock pot.

  2. Simmer for approximately 2 hours over low heat.

  3. Remove chicken, let cool and save chicken meat for another use.

  4. Let pot of broth cool in refrigerator. You want broth cool enough to handle. After about 1 hour, remove from fridge, and strain all items through a sieve.

  5. Pour into freezer safe containers and freeze. 

Recipe Notes

When freezing make certain you leave enough head space in the jar for expansion. 

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Broth
Amount Per Serving
Calories 10
% Daily Value*
Sodium 30mg1%
Potassium 2mg0%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.