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Classic Chicken Stock

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  Chicken 3 Pound, skinned (1 In Number)
  Water 5 Quart
  Peppercorns 6
  Whole cloves 6
  Onion with skin 1 Large, quartered
  Carrots 2 , cut into 2 inch pieces
  Parsnips 4 , cut into 2 inch pieces
  Celery stalks with leaves 2 , cut into 2 inch pieces
  Turnips 4 Small, quartered
  Bay leaves 2
  Salt To Taste

1. Take an 8 quart pot and add chicken, peppercorn, cloves and water.
2. Cover the pot and allow the mixture to come to full boil.
3. Lower the heat and let the mixture simmer for 60 minutes
4. Using a small sieve, remove foam from the mixture’s surface.
5. Mix in onions, parsnips, carrots, turnips, celery and bay leaves.
6. Cook for 90 minutes more.
7. Take off from heat and remove bay leaves.
8. Allow to cool thoroughly.
9. Strain and add salt as required.
10. Take out chicken bones and keep aside for future use.
11. Keep in the refrigerator, covered, till served.

12. Discard congealed fat from top, spoon onto soup bowls and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3101 Calories from Fat 1379

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g235.4%

Saturated Fat 43.5 g217.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 911.7 mg303.9%

Sodium 1648.1 mg68.7%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.8%

Dietary Fiber 35.2 g140.7%

Sugars 49 g

Protein 288 g576.9%

Vitamin A 444.3% Vitamin C 257.3%

Calcium 53.3% Iron 89.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Chicken Stock Recipe