Reduced Chicken Stock
Typical Stock Ingredients
Rotisserie chicken carcass
meat removed (optional)
My Secret Ingredients
Apple cider vinegar
Optional Extra Ingredients (to use up leftovers and add flavor)
herbs you have on hand
whole spices you have on hand
Roughly chop carrots, celery and onions.
Cut garlic cloves in half. Rinse fresh herbs.
Place chicken, vegetables, herbs, spices, apple juice, and apple cider vinegar in the pot.
Add water almost to the top (leave an inch or two).
Simmer 4 hours, or until stock is reduced by half.
Strain and Reduce Stock
Pull large pieces out of pot, using a slotted spoon or tongs, and discard.
Pour stock through a fine mesh strainer into a large pot.
Skim off fat floating top of the stock.
Simmer until stock is reduced by half, 2-4 hours. Skim off fat and any skin on top.
Store stock in the refrigerator up to a week, or in the freezer up to a year.