Easy Tender Chicken Stock

610 mins (prep 10, cooking 600)
13 ingredients
8-10 servings
This is so much easier than doing the "old bird" the old way!! and deliciously tender! How it is used is of course up to you, this is what I do: 1. remove chicken, skin it, debone it, use the very tender meat in salads, sandwiches or in any recipe that calls for cooked chicken, it can be frozen for future use. 2. the juice/sauce, should be put in a bowl and in the fridge overnight. The next day, the fat will be on top and can be removed and discarded. the remaining juice will have turned to jelly overnight and can be used as the base for a wonderful "sticky lips" chicken soup, veggie soup etc.,or can be used in any recipe calling for chicken stock. Even watered down, it is better than average. Also can be frozen. Taken apart, used properly with common sense, there is very little chance of it causing a heart attack. Chicken soup is well known as a cure all, spiritual or otherwise. The photos show the "old bird" jelly after refrigeration overnight with the fat risen to the top , then with the fat taken off to show the jelly, then a bowl of soup made from the jelly, the rest of the "old bird" was used for an updated (slimed down) version of chicken and dumplings the remainder frozen for future use. No photo of the old bird in the crock pot, it was quite ugly and turned out fuzzy.

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Serving Size (259.42 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 391.64 Calories from Fat 212.85
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23.65g 291.03%
Saturated Fat 6.49g 259.58%
Trans Fat 0.17g %
Cholesterol 219.43mg 585.14%
Sodium 260.64mg 86.88%
Total Carbohydrate 0.18g 0.49%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g 0.62%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 44.54g 712.63%
Vitamin A 132.68IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 16.8mg% Iron 2.1mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
salt and pepper, medium onion, vegetable oil cooking spray, dried tarragon leaves, dried parsley, ground thyme, ground marjoram