Chinese Chicken Stock 中式高汤zhōng shì gāo tāng

coverWhen you have a good stock on hand, a great soup, sauce and dish is moments away! Good stock shall be an essential in your home kitchen as it is the ingredient that separates a great home cook’s food from a good home cook’s food. It is easier to make large quantity of your stock and store in the fridge or freezer.

 Yield about 2000 ML Chicken Stock

  • 2000ML         water (Water and bone and ham ratiois roughly 2:1 or should be just enough to cover the chicken bone in the stock pot)
  • 800g          chicken bone架子
  • 100g          Ham or 6-7 dried Shiitake Mushroom干香菇
  • 20g           ginger (crushed)
  • 5             spring onions (halved)
  • 2 tablespoons    Chinese cooking wine 料酒


  1. Place the chicken bones, ham, ginger, spring onions and cooking wine with 2 liters of water in a pot and bring it to a boil. Cook over high heat to bring it to a boil. Remove the foam if needed.
  2. Turn to the medium heat and cover for 15 minutes.
  3. Turn to low medium heat and cook for another 45 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat. Use a sifter or colander to remove all the ingredients in the stock.IMG_1711.jpg

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