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Homemade Chicken Broth in a jar

Easy Homemade Chicken Broth

Homemade chicken broth is a game-changer. Make it once and you are sure to make it time and time again! 
Course How To
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 282kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 6 Chicken Drumsticks
  • 3 medium Carrots
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 Garlic Head
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Salt


  • Place chicken, carrots, bay leaves, onion and garlic head into a large pot. You don't need to peel onion, garlic or the carrots. You can use frozen chicken.
    a pot with veggies and chicken
  • Fill the pot with water and bring the broth to a boil. Reduce heat to very low and leave it simmering for 3-4 hours.
    Chicken and veggies in a pot
  • Run through a strainer. Tip: Don't discard chicken, break it into pieces and set aside, you can use it to make soup.
  • Store broth in a refrigerator for up to a week. You can also store broth in a freezer, using a plastic container, for several months.
    chicken broth in a pot


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 4852mg | Potassium: 586mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 10260IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.2mg