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Basic Chicken Broth

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Ingredients
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Chicken bones 2 1⁄2 Pound (Raw)
  Green onions and tops 3 , cut into half
  Fresh ginger slices 8 (Thin)
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Cooking In a large pot, heat water and chicken bones to boiling.
Skim off any foam that forms on the top.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Add green onions, ginger, pepper, and salt and simmer for 30 minutes.
Strain broth, discarding bones and seasonings.
Skim and discard fat from broth.
To Make Rich Chicken Broth: To make a richer, deeper-flavored broth for soups, stews, and sauces, substitute chicken broth for the water in the above recipe.
Another way is to add pork bones and ham trimmings to the chicken bones.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Asian
Dish: 
Soup

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2463 Calories from Fat 1157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198.1%

Saturated Fat 41.7 g208.6%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 703.2 mg234.4%

Sodium 9274.8 mg386.5%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g33.9%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 261 g521.4%

Vitamin A 36.7% Vitamin C 57.4%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 79.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Basic Chicken Broth Recipe