Chinese Chicken Stock

"Are you a busy housewife? Here, i have got a recipe to make chicken stock just in few minutes. This traditional Chinese chicken stock is essential in making delicious Chinese noodle soups, and adds a rich flavoured base to any savoury dishes.
Preparation Time Preparation Time :
Cooking Time Cooking Time :
Total Time Total Time :
Serves Serves :
1.75 litres (58 fl oz/ 7 cups)


  • 1/2 chicken
  • 1 bacon hock, split
  • 4 slices root ginger
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 liters fresh water

Chinese Chicken Stock


  1. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Skim. Reduce heat to liquid simmers, cover gently and cook for 3 hours.

  2. Pour into a sieve lined with muslin, placed over a large bowl. Leave to cool completely.

  3. Store, covered, in the refrigerator, or freeze in convenient quantities.

  4. NOTE: Chinese cooks use Chicken stock for fish dishes as they do not make fish stock.