Stage 1: Liquid Diet
September 1, 2015
Basic nutritious chicken broth recipe with onions, carrots, and herbs. This clear chicken broth can be stored frozen or refrigerated.
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.