Chicken Bone Broth

Bone broth is an excellent source of amino acids and great to ward off infection and an excellent LCHF snack.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 hrs
Total Time 20 hrs 25 mins
Servings 8
Calories 632 kcal


  • 1 whole chicken carcass
  • 2 carrots cut into pieces
  • 2 liters boiling water
  • 1 leek cut into pieces
  • 1 celery stick cut into pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 star anise
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 5 whole peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar


  • Roast the chicken carcass in the oven until golden brown.
  • Add all the other ingredients to a pot and simmer while the chicken is roasting.
  • Once the chicken carcass is golden brown add it to the pot and simmer for at least 20 - 24 hours to extract all the goodness from the bones.
  • Make sure to top up every hour or so, if needed.
  • You can also do this in a crock pot or slow cooker, set temperature on low and leave to simmer for at least 20 - 24 hours.
  • Put through a sieve and portion up. You can either put this in your fridge or freezer. It can last for 5 days in the fridge.