Basic Chicken Stock

Basic Chicken Stock

Ready in 2 hours 40 minutes

Great Stock from Emeril Lagasse


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion; peeled and quartered
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
2 celery stalks; chopped
1 head of garlic; cut in half
1 bouquet garni
2 pounds raw chicken bones; rinsed in cold water
4 quarts of cold water
Salt; and pepper

Original recipe makes Servings



In a large stock pot, over high heat, add the oil.

When the oil is hot, add the onions, carrots, and celery.

Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 2 hours.

Remove the stock from the heat and skim off any scum that is on the surface.

Strain the stock through a large fine-mesh sieve. Discard the bones and vegetables.


Courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

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