Gluten-Free Bone Broth 1
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Gluten-Free Bone Broth

Bone broth is a healing tonic that may help you control inflammation, joint pain and reverse the signs of aging. Sip on bone broth as a lunch or snack replacement, or enjoy in soups, rice or gravies.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Soups and Stews
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bone broth, comfort food, gluten-free recipes, soup
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 16kcal
Author: Jenny Finke

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs. chicken bones (backbone, neckbone, wings, legs, etc.)
  • Gizzards from one chicken (optional)
  • Feet from chicken (optional)
  • About 4 quarts cold filtered water
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 carrots, leave peels on and coarsely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, coarsely chopped
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 2-inch ginger or tumeric root (optional)
  • Sea salt or Kosher salt to taste

Instructions

  • Cut chicken into several parts (ask butcher to cut a whole chicken into 8 parts + neck, gizzards and feet – if possible).
  • Place boney chicken pieces in large stainless steel pot with water, vinegar and all vegetables except parsley.
  • Bring mixture to a boil and remove scum that rises to the top.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 8-24 hours. The longer you cook the stock, the richer and more flavorful it will be. Remember to simmer your broth - it should always be at a rolling boil.
  • About 1 hour before finishing the stock, add parsley. This will impart additional mineral ions into the broth.
  • Remove large chicken pieces with a slotted spoon (if there is meat on the bone, remove and use the meat for other dishes).
  • Strain the stock into a large bowl and reserve in your refrigerator until fat rises to the top and congeals - usually overnight.
  • Skim off the fat (and discard) and reserve the stock in covered containers in your refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition

Calories: 16kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 119mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2555IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.4mg