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Homemade Chicken Broth

Homemade Chicken Broth


  • 3 large chicken breasts
  • 10 or more cups of water
  • ¼ large onion, chopped
  • 4 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a large soup pot or crock pot combine chicken and 10 or more cups of water. Water should slightly cover the chicken.
  2. Add celery and spices.
  3. Heat to a boil then reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Allow to slow cook for 4 hours.
  5. Remove vegetables and chicken from broth.
  6. Refrigerate stock and skim off the chicken fat.
  7. Put through a strainer for a clear broth. Save the chicken and make chicken salad or add to soups.

Makes multiple servings