Classic Chicken Consomme Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Whole chicken3 Pound
 Unsalted defatted chicken broth/Water2 1⁄2 Quart
 Onion1 , sliced
 Leeks2 , sliced
 Carrots2 , sliced
 Celery stalks3 , sliced
 Parsley stalks8
 Whole peppercorns8 , crushed

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3484 Calories from Fat 1916

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 212 g326.1%

Saturated Fat 59 g294.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1020.5 mg

Sodium 2414.6 mg100.6%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.8%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g57.8%

Sugars 27.9 g

Protein 273 g545.4%

Vitamin A 592.5% Vitamin C 164.3%

Calcium 70.3% Iron 118.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Put chicken into Dutch oven or stock pot and cover with remaining ingredients.
Bring to a boil, skimming occasionally until chicken is tender.
Remove chicken, cool, and debone.
Return skin, bones, and scraps to broth and simmer, covered, for one hour.
Strain broth and chill overnight to allow fat to come to the surface.
When ready to use, remove solidified fat from surface and reheat.