Money Saving Tips: Homemade Fat-Free Chicken Broth

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Chicken broth is really easy to make and there are several way to do it.  You can save a lot of money by making it at home, but what if you want it to be fat free?

Here is a quick and easy way to make broth.

Just boil a chicken with a bit of salt, onions, garlic and other spices of your choice:

However, once you’re done boiling the chicken, the fat is released into the broth, making it tasty but oily.

If you want it to be fat free, just refrigerate your broth for a couple of hours.   Once it’s cold the fat will rise to the top and harden.  It will look like this:

For the fat-free version of the broth, skim the fat off the top like this:

After skimming the fat off the broth, you can use the broth however you want!  I love to make a big batch of broth and freeze portions of it in tupperware.  That way, when I have a recipe that calls for chicken broth, I can just pull it out and use it.

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