Classic Chicken Bone Broth Slow Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Slow-Cooker

Classic Chicken Bone Broth Slow Cooker Recipe


  • 1½ pounds (680 g) meaty chicken bones
  • 1 cup (160 g) sliced onion
  • 1 cup (130 g) sliced carrot
  • 1 cup (100 g) sliced celery
  • 1½ cups (355 ml) water
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tsp thyme


  1. Place bones and vegetables in a single layer in a roasting pan and roast at 350°F (180°C, or gas mark 4) until browned, about an hour
  2. Transfer to slow cooker
  3. Pour water over
  4. Add spices
  5. Cook on low 8 to 9 hours
  6. Remove meat from pot and let cool until easy to handle
  7. Remove meat from bones and save for another use
  8. Strain vegetables from stock and discard
  9. Cool stock in refrigerator and remove fat from top
  10. Stock may mixed with equal amount of water and used in any recipe calling for chicken broth
  11. Both chicken and stock may be frozen until needed
  12. Yield: 8 servings
  13. Per serving: 123 g water; 134 calories (35% from fat, 53% from protein, 12% from carb)

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