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Homemade Chicken Broth


September 1, 2015

Basic nutritious chicken broth recipe with onions, carrots, and herbs. This clear chicken broth can be stored frozen or refrigerated.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings


2 lbs bone-in skin on chicken

2 large carrots, cleaned and thick sliced

2 medium onions, quartered

3 celery sticks with leaves, cut into chunks

8 whole peppercorns

1 tsp of dried thyme

1 tsp of dried rosemary

2 quarts of water

salt to taste


1Combine everything in a pot except the salt. Bring to a boil.

2Skim the floating foam.

3Lower the heat. Simmer for about 2 hours until the meat can be easily removed from the bone.

4Strain vegetables, bones, meats, and spices from the broth and discard the solids.

5Season broth with salt to taste.

6Let the broth cool or refrigerate overnight. Skim the fat for a leaner broth.

*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.