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Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

This homemade chicken bone broth is my go-to comfort food. It's hearty, nourishing, and incredibly easy to whip up in the instant pot. Perfect for sipping or as a soup base!

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Ready to transform ordinary chicken bones into liquid gold? I'll show you how to make nutrient-rich bone broth using a handy instant pot. Packed with flavor, it serves as a versatile base for soups, sauces, and gravies. Plus, it's so soothing, you might just drink it straight from the mug! Let's dive in and unlock the power of this age-old health secret.

Ingredients for Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

  • Chicken bones: Essential for rich flavor and collagen. Adds depth to the broth and provides health benefits.
  • Onion: Adds sweetness and depth to the broth. Enhances flavor and aroma, creating a well-rounded base.
  • Carrots: Adds sweetness and a subtle earthy flavor. Provides natural sweetness and depth to the broth.
  • Celery: Adds a savory note and depth of flavor. Enhances the overall taste and aroma of the broth.
  • Garlic: Adds a robust flavor and aroma. Elevates the broth with its pungent and aromatic qualities.
  • Apple cider vinegar: Helps extract minerals from the bones. Balances flavors and adds a subtle tang to the broth.

Essential Tools for Making This Bone Broth Recipe

  • Instant Pot: Speeds up the cooking process and helps extract maximum flavor from the chicken bones.
  • Fine mesh sieve: Essential for straining the broth and ensuring a clear, smooth consistency.
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Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

This Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth is rich in flavor and nutrients, perfect for soups or sipping on its own.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Broth, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 50 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 2-3 lbs chicken bones
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Water Fill the pot with water until it reaches the max fill line.

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in the Instant Pot.
  • Fill the pot with water until it reaches the max fill line.
  • Close the lid and set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 120 minutes.
  • Once done, allow the pressure to release naturally for 20 minutes, then manually release any remaining pressure.
  • Strain the broth through a fine mesh sieve and discard the solids.
  • Let the broth cool before storing it in containers.

Notes

This broth is perfect for soups, stews, or sipping on its own. Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze for longer storage.

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 200mgPotassium: 150mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 50IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Chicken Bone Broth, Healthy, Instant Pot
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Storing and Freezing Your Homemade Chicken Bone Broth

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Allow the broth to cool completely.
  • Store in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cool the broth completely.
  • Pour into freezer-safe containers or bags, leaving room for expansion.
  • Label with the date and freeze for up to 3 months.

Adding a splash of apple cider vinegar while making this instant pot chicken bone broth recipe helps extract more nutrients from the bones and enhances the flavor of the broth.

Common Questions About Making Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth

FAQ:
How long does it take to make instant pot chicken bone broth?
It takes about 2 hours to make instant pot chicken bone broth, including the time for the pressure to release naturally.
Can I use other types of bones for this recipe?
Yes, you can use other types of bones like beef or pork bones if you prefer a different flavor profile.
How should I store the leftover bone broth?
Store the leftover bone broth in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or freeze it for longer storage.
Can I add other herbs and spices to the bone broth?
Yes, feel free to add herbs like thyme, rosemary, or spices like peppercorns to enhance the flavor of the bone broth.
Is it necessary to skim off the fat from the bone broth?
It's optional to skim off the fat from the bone broth, depending on your preference for a richer or leaner broth.

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