bone broth

Bone Broth

Course Drinks, Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500 grams chicken legs
  • 400 grams ham boned
  • 3 litres natural water
  • 1 carrot peeled
  • 1 onion peeled and halved
  • 1 leek sliced
  • 1 stalk celery sliced
  • 1 bunch parsley stalks
  • 2 bay leaves

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into a big pot. Fill with natural water and place over a medium heat.

  2. Bring to boil, then reduce to a low simmer. Cover the pot partially and leave it simmer for a minimum of 3-4 hours (the more the better).

  3. Skim the broth regularly to remove any surface fat and scum. Add more water if necessary.

  4. Strain the bone broth through a sieve. Discard the solids.

  5. Refrigerate overnight and remove all the excess fat that solidifies over the top.

  6. Heat the broth over a stove and enjoy it like this or use it as a base of your soups or sauces.