Chicken Stock

CHOICE recipe for Chicken Stock
 
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01.Chicken Stock

CHOICE recipe chicken stock

Ingredients

1kg chicken wings
2 litres water
2 tsp salt

CHOICE recipe chicken stock

Method

  • Place all ingredients into a large saucepan.
  • Bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 2 hours or as long as possible with the lid on.

Preparation time 2 minutes
Cooking time 2-3 hours
Makes approximately 1.5 litres

 

Tip

If you have a large 10 litre stock pot, double the recipe.

Cooking Hints for making stock

Best to make a large amount at once invest in a 10litre stock pot.
Keep quality plastic containers various sizes to store stock in for different uses.
Stock pot lid needs to have a steam vent, if no vent leave slight opening.
No need to skim fat, if refrigerating or freezing. Remove fat when solid.
Store in fridge up to 2 weeks.
Store in freezer up 6 months.
Freeze some stock in ice cube trays when you need only small amounts.
Avoid adding strong flavours such as garlic and ginger keep to a basic stock recipe as you don’t know what you will be using it for.
If you have a good stock in the freezer you can save time as all the work has been done (the flavour is in the stock).
If you have no time and have a pressure cooker you can make up stock in about 15 mins.

Uses for Chicken Stock

Basis for your soups
Pasta sauces
Gravy
Sauces
Casseroles
Risotto
Legumes and pulses

 
 

 

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