My Basket



Well Hung Meat

FREE delivery on UK mainland orders over £80

Organic Healthy Venison
Well Hung Meat
Well Hung Meat Voucher
25% Off your first meatbox
  • Where am I?

  • Basic Chicken Stock

Basic Chicken Stock


1 cooked chicken carcass

2 celery sticks, roughly chopped

2 leeks, roughly chopped

1 large onion, roughly chopped

2 carrots, roughly chopped

1/2 head of garlic

1 large thyme sprig

Handful of parsley


Put the chicken carcass into a large stockpot, cover with 2½ litres water and bring to the boil.  Using a large metal spoon, skim off any white scum from the surface.

Add the vegetables, herbs and garlic to the pan. Return to the boil, then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer. Cook uncovered for 2½ hours, skimming occasionally.

Strain the stock through a colander lined with wet muslin into a large, heatproof bowl. Discard all the debris. Reduce the stock over a high heat for a stronger flavour, if desired. Cool, chill and use the stock within 3 days or freeze in portions.

Source: Gordon Ramsay

Back to other recipe ideas

Whole Chicken

Slow grown and outdoor raised, the meat on our premium organic chicken is firmer and tastier by far than its conventionally grown counterparts. It's...

£11.90 - £17.00
Soil Association
2015 Taste of the West Award
Food and Drink Devon

Connect with us

Follow us on Facebook

Contact Us

The Well Hung Meat Company

Tordean Farm, Dean Prior
Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0LY
Tel: 01364 643 087

Registered in England No. 06882730
©Well Hung Meat Company 2015

Newsletter sign up