Chicken Stock

Organic Homemade Chicken Stock Recipe

  • Author: Halle Cottis
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 16 cups 1x
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: american


This organic recipe is a nutrient dense chicken stock that is delicious and so good for you!



  • 12 leftover bones and skin from a cooked or raw chicken carcass preferably a grassland fed chicken
  • filtered cold water, enough to cover the carcass
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp salt (more or less if needed)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 56 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 35 carrots chopped
  • 35 celery stalks cut into chunks (include celery leaves)
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 small bunch of fresh parsley


  1. Put all the ingredients in a stock pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Skim scum off of the top and reduce heat to low.
  3. Simmer on low uncovered for 4 hours.
  4. Strain the bones and vegetables and herbs out of stock, leaving only the stock.
  5. You can store in refrigerator for several days, or place in freezer for up to 6 months.


Nutrition Info: Calories: 86.4 Fat: 2.9g Carbohydrates: 8.5g Protein: 6.0g


  • Serving Size: 1 cup