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Basic Chinese Chicken Stock
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 10 mins
 
Basic Chinese chicken stock
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken, stock
Calories: 216 kcal
Author: Elaine
Ingredients
  • one whole chicken ,around 2000g
  • 1 small chunk of ginger
  • 4 scallions
  • 2.5 L to 3L water
Instructions
  1. Regular pot method: Add half of the scallion and ginger inside the chicken. Place all in ingredients in a large stockpot. Add the remaining scallion and ginger. Bring it to a boil over high heat and then slow down the fire to medium low fire. Cover the lid and simmer for 2 hours. strain the broth into individual containers and store them in the freezer for future use
  2. High-pressure method: Add half of the scallion and ginger inside the chicken. Place all in ingredients in a large stockpot. Add the remaining scallion and ginger. Choose chicken stock or stock procedure. When well cooked, transfer the chicken out. Now, you can directly. Or re-heat the chicken stock to remove the extra water off and you will have more concentrated stock.
  3. When cooled, there will be a layer of fat floating on the surface. If you are on a diet, you can remove it but it is better to keep it for a better flavor.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Basic Chinese Chicken Stock
Amount Per Serving (100 g)
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 77mg3%
Potassium 195mg6%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 1.8mg2%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.