Martha Stewart's Chicken Stock

posted by Pat T 06-10-99 9:15 AM

Martha Stewart's Chicken Stock

1 (6 lb.) Hen or roasting chicken
6 chicken wings
2 un-peeled yellow onions
1 yellow onion, halved and studded with cloves
2 shallots
6-8 Bay leaves
6 cloves garlic, peeled
1 red onion for color
1 whole head garlic, un-peeled
3 carrots, whole, with tops
1 Tblsp. Black and white peppercorns
4-5 stalks celery with leaves
6-8 leeks
Handful of fresh parsley with stems

Place all ingredients in a very large stockpot. Place in 400 degree F. oven for approximately 30 minutes.

Cover with water after removing from oven. DO NOT ADD ANY SALT!

Simmer on stovetop for approximately 2-3 hours.

Remove chicken to platter to cool.

Strain stock and pour into quart containers. Label and freeze.

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