How to make it

  • Put chicken and water in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, skimming off any scum that rises to the surface, for about 30 minutes.
  • Add remaining ingredients.
  • Simmer, uncovered, abotu 3 hours, adding water as neede to keep ingredients covered.
  • Strain into a clean pot or heatproof plastic container.
  • Cool quickly (uncovered) by putting the pot into an icewater bath.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use
  • Remove any fat congealed on the top before using.
  • Makes roughly 12 cups.

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  • wokkingmum 11 years ago
    For me use whole chicken (if I'm doing some good soup) and double boil for at least 4 hours.
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  • notime 11 years ago
    This is good to use instead of water. Gives the food a good homemade taste.
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