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Chicken Broth

  • Author: Olga Klyuchits
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Category: Soups



Yield: 6 quarts

  • 1 chicken, skinned and breast removed
  • 1 large onion, quartered, with the skin
  • 3 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 dry bay leaves
  • 35 black peppercorns
  • salt


  1. Place all the ingredients into a large stockpot, at least 8 quarts.
  2. Fill it to the top with good filtered water.
  3. Season with salt to taste.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for about an hour.
  5. Skim off the foam from the top of the chicken broth.
  6. Line a strainer with paper towels or a coffee filter and strain the broth.