So you have some homemade chicken stock and are now wondering how to save them for later use. I've got you! This post will show you different ways how you can store chicken stock properly so you will always have them available for soups, sauces, and gravy.
Be sure to check out my recipe for Homemade Chicken Stock and visit my chicken recipe collection for inspiration.
How Long Does Homemade Chicken Stock Last
If handled and stored properly, homemade chicken stock can last up to 3 days in the refrigerator and up to 3 months in the freezer.
How To Freeze Them
You can store homemade chicken stock in the freezer by placing them in a sealed ziplock bag, glass container, or ice cube tray.
One ice cube is approximately one ounce, equivalent to two tablespoons. This is the perfect portion for making sauces or gravy.
Note that you can freeze the chicken stock for 2 to 3 months for the best quality.
How Long Does It Last In The Freezer
For the best quality, homemade chicken stock can last in the freezer for up to 3 months.
How Long Does It Last In The Fridge
Once the stock has been cooled, you can store the chicken stock in a sealed jar in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
How To Tell If Chicken Stock Is Bad
The tell-tale of a chicken stock that has gone bad is the way it smells. A chicken stock that is past its prime will have a sour or foul smell. The chicken stock will also appear cloudy.
Recipes Using Homemade Chicken Stock
Anytime you use chicken stock as a base in many of your recipes, it will bring out the best flavor of the dish.
Here are just a few of the recipes that use my Homemade Chicken Stock Concentrate.
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How to Store Chicken Stock
- Place chicken stock in ice cube trays
- Store the chicken stock in a sealed jar in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- One ice cube is approximately one ounce, equivalent to two tablespoons. This is the perfect portion for making sauces or gravy.
- Note that you can freeze the chicken stock for 2 to 3 months for the best quality.
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