Homemade Chicken Broth
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins

I love rotisserie chicken!  I use it to make so many delicious meals for my family and when it's nearly eaten, I love to use what's left to make homemade chicken broth!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Calories: 2320 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
  • 1 Rotisserie chicken (just the leftover pieces and bones)
  • 2 celery sticks , with leaves and cut into chunks
  • 2 medium carrots , cut into chunks
  • 2 medium onions , cut into chunks
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 10 whole peppercorns
  • 8 cups cold water
  1. Place rotisserie chicken, vegetables, spices and water into a large soup pot. 

  2. Slowly bring to a boil over medium heat. Skim off any foam that rises to the surface.  

  3. Reduce heat, cover and summer for 1-2 hours.

  4. Remove from heat and allow to cool. 

  5. Strain broth, through a fine sieve strainer, discarding all vegetables and seasonings so you are only left with the broth.