Rich & Savory Rotisserie Chicken Broth Recipe (Save Those Scraps) by Charong Chow

Rich & Savory Rotisserie Chicken Broth Recipe (Save Those Scraps)

Rotisserie chicken is a favorite among families because its inexpensive and versatile. The next time you have rotisserie chicken, save the bones, wings and skin for a simple, yet savory, chicken broth.

This easy budget-friendly rotisserie chicken broth recipe can be eaten as is or used in any recipe calling for chicken broth. To make this rich and comforting broth you will need leftovers from your rotisserie chicken (bones, wings and skin), carrots, celery, onion and garlic.

Rotisserie chicken can be used in so many different recipes. Here are a few of my favorite for you to try:

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours and 5 minutes
Servings: 6


  • leftover rotisserie chicken bones, wings and skin
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 small onion, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

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Recipe Notes

  • You can add fresh herbs to the stock while simmering to add extra flavor.
  • Store the broth in airtight containers or mason jars in the fridge.
  • You can freeze the broth to use later. 

Here's how to make it:

  1. Add the leftover rotisserie chicken to a stock pot with the carrots, celery, onion and garlic cloves. 
  2. Pour in enough water to cover. 
  3. Bring the broth to a boil and then simmer for at least 2 hours. 
  4. Strain the liquid in the pot for a chicken broth ready to add into any soup recipes. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 91

Total Fat: 0.3g

Saturated Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 12mg

Sodium: 103mg

Total Carbohydrate: 16.7g

Dietary Fiber: 2.2g

Total Sugars: 2.9g

Protein: 6.7g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 82mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 308mg

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