Game-Bird Stock Recipe

Game-Bird Stock Recipe

How To Make Game-Bird Stock

Made of giblets and other parts of ducks, this simple Game-Bird Stock results in a delicious stock that can be used for any dish that needs chicken stock.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 2giblets, wings and necks of ducks,(2 ducks) or 4 smaller birds, such as pheasant, squab, or quail
  • 1medium onion
  • 1small celery rib
  • 5cupswater


  1. Combine the giblets, wings, and necks with the onion, celery, and water in a 3-quart saucepan and heat to boiling over medium heat.

  2. Skim off any foam.

  3. Simmer over medium-low heat, covered, for about 1 hour until the giblets are tender.

  4. Drain the stock through a colander lined with cheesecloth into another large pot, pressing on the ingredients to extract the juices.

  5. Use the stock immediately or cool quickly in an ice bath, and store up to 3 days in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.


  • Calories: 183.90kcal
  • Fat: 16.76g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.63g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.95g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.79g
  • Fiber: 0.59g
  • Sugar: 1.27g
  • Protein: 5.24g
  • Cholesterol: 32.30mg
  • Sodium: 45.73mg
  • Calcium: 22.89mg
  • Potassium: 148.48mg
  • Iron: 1.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.46mg
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