Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe

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Chester Burke Modified: March 28, 2022
Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe

How To Make Homemade Chicken Broth

Skip the store-bought options and make your own chicken broth at home with this recipe, with all the goodness of carrots, celeries, and fresh herbs.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3chicken breast halves
  • 1onion,quartered
  • 1tomato,quartered
  • 1cupcarrots
  • 2stalkscelery
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • 3sprigsthyme leaves
  • 3bay leaves
  • fresh herbs,cilantro or parsley
  • whole peppercorns
  • kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into crock pot and fill with water.

  2. Cover and cook on High for 4 hours or Low for 8 hours.

  3. When it’s done, throw out all the vegetables, strain the liquid and remove the chicken for other recipes, like chicken salad, or anything that calls for shredded chicken.

  4. If you’re not using the stock right away you can store it in containers and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for several months.

  5. When the stock is chilled, the fat will rise to the top and harden and you can easily remove it.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 609.52kcal
  • Fat: 25.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.14g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.55g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.43g
  • Fiber: 10.10g
  • Sugar: 15.52g
  • Protein: 59.69g
  • Cholesterol: 167.04mg
  • Sodium: 1700.35mg
  • Calcium: 200.44mg
  • Potassium: 1767.51mg
  • Iron: 5.12mg
  • Vitamin A: 1194.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 52.89mg
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