How to make Chicken Stock -

Chicken stock used as a base for many gravies and soups.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Best of Chinese Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Chicken bones (चिकन की हड्डियाँ), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : French

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

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Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Stock Recipe

  • Chicken bones 200 grams

  • Onions quartered 1 medium

  • Carrot roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh parsley roughly chopped 2-3 stalks

  • Celery roughly chopped 1 stalk

  • Leek roughly chopped 1

  • Black peppercorns 6-7

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Bay leaf 1


Step 1

Wash and clean bones, remove any excess fat. Heat sufficient water in a pan and put the bones in it and boil for five minutes. Drain and remove the bones.

Step 2

Put blanched bones, onion, carrot, celery, parsley, leek, leek leaves, peppercorns, cloves and bayleaf in a stockpot or deep pan with ten cups of water and heat.

Step 3

Bring the stock to a boil, remove any scum, which comes on the top and replace it with more cold water. Simmer the stock for a minimum period of one hour.

Step 4

Remove from heat, strain, cool and store in a refrigerator till further use.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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