This is the most used stock at Rockpool. It has a well-balanced and clean flavour; it has body and tastes of chicken. That may sound funny, but it’s not, just an observation that many chicken stocks taste like vegetables or have a cloudy and confused taste. We wanted purity and a clean flavour because in many cases it is used in seafood dishes. It has no added flavourings, not the vegetables and herbs of the French, or the ginger and spring onion (scallion) of the Chinese; I believe it has the right clarity of taste and texture for my cooking, so try it. You can make stock with chicken bones, but if you try it with whole chicken you will taste the difference. It will last for up to four days in the refrigerator.
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