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Grandma Egan's Chicken Stock

Grandma Egan's Chicken Stock

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    3 h 15 m
  • Ready In

    3 h 30 m
Karen Barbour

Karen Barbour

This is a Polish way of making chicken stock. It is very rich because of the stewing hen. A stewing hen is an older chicken, therefore it is much richer tasting than fryers, roasters, etc. It is a clear, rich broth that I fed to my children. They still ask for it when they are feeling sick. It is truly the Polish cure for anything when you're feeling down and out. You can also use this clarified soup as a base for chicken noodle soup.

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Directions

  1. Place chicken, celery, and onion in large stock pot. Cover ingredients with water. Bring to a rolling boil.
  2. Skim off excess fat. Reduce heat to simmer, and cook 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Remove chicken and vegetables. Strain soup, using cheese cloth.
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ANNE LAMBORN
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ANNE LAMBORN

1/5/2004

This recipe makes a nice chicken stock, but it might be more flavorful with a few more vegetables in it, especially celery and onions. One or two basic herbs, such as bay leaf or marjoram, might also add flavor.

KERIS1172
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KERIS1172

12/3/2007

I used the remains of a roasted chicken, which was highly seasoned. Worked out well!

Cherries
5

Cherries

1/25/2010

I gave this only 4 stars because without seasonings this would be too bland. I added fresh ground pepper, garlic salt, basil, & pinch of salt. It was still a bit lacking but a great start.

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