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Classic Chicken Consomme

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken 3 Pound
  Unsalted defatted chicken broth/Water 2 1⁄2 Quart
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Leeks 2 , sliced
  Carrots 2 , sliced
  Celery stalks 3 , sliced
  Parsley stalks 8
  Whole peppercorns 8 , crushed
Directions

Put chicken into Dutch oven or stock pot and cover with remaining ingredients.
Bring to a boil, skimming occasionally until chicken is tender.
Remove chicken, cool, and debone.
Return skin, bones, and scraps to broth and simmer, covered, for one hour.
Strain broth and chill overnight to allow fat to come to the surface.
When ready to use, remove solidified fat from surface and reheat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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