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Homemade Chicken Broth

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Ingredients
  Stewing chicken/Two 2 1/2- to 3-pound broiler-fryer chickens, cut up 6 Pound, cut up
  Celery stalks with leaves 4 , cut up
  Onion 1 Small, cut up
  Whole black peppercorns/1/4 teaspoon pepper 10
  Parsley sprigs/Fresh coriander 3
  Ginger root slice 2
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
Directions

In 5-quart Dutch oven combine chicken and enough water to cover (about 6 cups).
Add celery, onion, peppercorns or pepper, parsley or coriander, gingerroot, and salt.
Cover; bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; simmer 2 to 2 1/2 hours for stewing chicken or about 1 hour for broiler-fryer chickens, or till chicken is tender.
Remove chicken; strain broth.
Set chicken and broth aside to cool.
When chicken is cool enough to handle, remove meat, discarding the skin and bones.
Store chicken and broth separately in tightly covered containers in the refrigerator.
Lift fat from broth when chilled.
Use broth as directed in recipes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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