Homemade Chicken Broth

Homemade Chicken Broth

A simple and absolutely delicious homemade chicken broth that you can make in your slow cooker or crockpot!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword crockpot, easy, from scratch, slow cooker
Servings 8 cups
Calories 17kcal
Author Marissa Stevens


  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large carrot chopped
  • 2 ribs celery chopped
  • 1 cup fresh parsley lightly packed
  • 2 large bone-in skin-on chicken breast halves 2 to 2 1/2 pounds
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 10 cups water


  • Add onion, carrot, celery and parsley to a 6-quart slow cooker or crockpot. Place chicken breast halves on top in a single layer. Sprinkle salt and peppercorns over chicken. Pour in water.
  • Cook 5 hours on high. Remove chicken, discarding skin and bones. Reserve chicken for another use. Strain solids out of broth and use freeze.



Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 325mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2180IU | Vitamin C: 12.2mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.6mg