Chicken Broth

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    8 cups

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

Appears in
Healthy Jewish Cooking

By Steven Raichlen

Published 2000

  • About

Chicken broth is the very lifeblood of Jewish cooking—a golden elixir that soothes your soul when you’re feeling blue or perks you up when you’re under the weather. Without a good homemade broth, chicken soup is merely aspirin, not Jewish penicillin. Broth has another advantage for the high-flavor, low-fat cook: you can use it as a flavorful substitute for oil, cream, and butter. And the boiled chicken makes a great stuffing for pirogi,