Hello, gourmets! Chicken broth is the basis of soups and sauces of different peoples of the world and everyone cooks it in their own way. We also decided to lay out how we cook transparent delicious and fragrant chicken broth.
It would seem that the process of cooking chicken broth is simple – I threw the chicken and cooked it in water. But there is a problem nowadays – store-bought chicken is stuffed with various antibiotics and other substances, so when cooking broth, its transparency and taste are lost, the broth becomes cloudy and such broth certainly will not want to be eaten.
Every housewife has her own tricks on how to cook transparent and delicious broth, we will tell you what tricks we use when preparing such broth.
How to cook chicken broth
- Chicken. Wings, shins, breast, thighs
- Onions are white or yellow. Large onion
- Bay leaf
- Mustard seeds
- Sweet peas
- Black pepper with peas
- Water. from 1 liter, it all depends on the volume of the pan
- Fresh herbs: cilantro, dill, parsley
Transparent chicken broth
We keep the chicken in cold water for 1-2 hours, the water pulls out a little fat, other dirt and substances.
While the chicken is “resting”, peel the onion and cut it in half. Put allspice, black pepper, cloves, garlic, mustard seeds in cheesecloth. We tie the gauze to make a bag. My greens.
As soon as the chicken has rested, put it in a deep saucepan. Fill with water so that the chicken is completely submerged in water.
Add a bag of spices, bay leaves, cilantro, dill, parsley to the pan.
Turn on the stove to maximum heat. We wait until the broth starts to boil.
As soon as the broth boils, reduce the heat to a minimum. Cover the pot with a lid and cook for about an hour.
Next, pull out the onion, dill, parsley, cilantro, bay leaves and a bag of spices.
We continue to cook the broth on low heat for another 1-2 hours.
Strain the broth through a colander.
The broth can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.You can freeze it for 2-3 months.
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Recipe type: Broths
Recipe type: American