Chicken broth has become a primary ingredient in a variety of recipes, especially the people who are into rich chicken flavors. The chicken broth can be used in soups, stews, and other dishes to add amazing flavor. Ranging from rice to vegetable dishes, the condensed chicken broth has become an ultimate option for adding flavor to the dish. However, if you want to make condensed chicken broth yourself, this post has all the instructions available!
How To Make Condensed Chicken Broth?
For the most part, the regular chicken broth and condensed chicken broth are different from each other. However, the condensed chicken broth is pretty different since it’s prepared on a commercial level and is known for its strong flavor and has a salty form. The condensed chicken broth can be used in soups and stews (yes, just like regular chicken broth). It wouldn’t be wrong to say that condensed chicken broth is often saltier than how people need it to be, which is why many people look for homemade recipes, so they can achieve the condensed form and have the salt flavor that they actually like.
Some people also use dried chicken broth. In that case, you only need to use one tablespoon of the dehydrated or dry chicken broth in one cup of piping hot water (boiled waterworks as well). As a result, you will get the most amazing flavor of the condensed chicken broth and the consistency will be the same as well. Once ready, you can use how much you want and freeze the rest.
On the other hand, if you want to make the condensed chicken broth at home, you need chicken, onions, carrots, salt, and celery. As far as the spices and seasonings are concerned, you should only add them if you like. The homemade condensed chicken broth recipe includes roasting the chicken to eliminate the fat and mixing it with other ingredients and bringing it to the simmering point. Once the broth starts simmering, you can freeze it and enjoy the rich flavor of condensed chicken broth. However, in the section below, we are sharing the step-by-step instructions;
- First of all, collect all the ingredients that we mentioned (you can also use add parsley, thyme, peppercorns, dry onions, garlic, and Garni)
- When you have all the ingredients, put them together in a huge stockpot. Make sure that you put vegetables on the bottom, then add chicken and bones, and add cold water on the top
- Once the ingredients are all set in the stockpot, switch on the low heat settings, put on the lid, and bring it to simmer for over eight hours (boiling is not suggested because it results in a cloudy appearance)
- As a result, you will have the stock and it can be strained
- Once strained, you can boil it to achieve the condensed form
When it achieves the condensed form, you can use it for your dishes. If you don’t use it completely, it can also be stored in the refrigerator for over two months.