You’ll never buy chicken stock from the store again once you’ve tried this ridiculously simple and delicious chicken broth! It makes a great base for all those winter soups or to sip plain when you’re feeling under the weather. I usually set the slow cooker before I go to sleep and strain it when I wake up in the morning.
Super EASY Slow Cooker Chicken Broth
Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 8 Hours
- 1 whole Chicken
- 8 cups Water
- generous pinch of Salt
- 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
- 3 cloves Garlic; smashed
- 4 Basil Leaves
- 2 sprigs of Rosemary
- Carefully pour the water into a slow cooker and add the herbs and seasonings. Give it a quick stir and place the chicken in the crock.
- Cover and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
- Using a spider strainer or large slotted spoon, remove the chicken and place in a dish. Allow the chicken to cool down for 10 minutes, then remove the meat. *optional* Place the bones and skin back in the slow cooker, and cook for an additional 5 hours on low for the best bone broth you’ll ever taste!
- Strain the broth and pour it into a half gallon mason jar. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or, allow the brother to come to room temperature and place in the freezer for up to 8 months.