Recipes | CTV News at 5

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Every Wednesday at five we'll share a recipe crafted by the Kilted Chef Alain Bosse, featuring local food processors from around the Maritimes. The recipes are easy to make with step-by-step instructions.

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chicken broth

Chicken Broth

Makes 1 liter


  • 4 litres of water (we used Jano Water)
  • 1 chicken carcass
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 12 pepper corns
  • 2 carrots cut into chunks
  • 2 onions cut in ¼
  • 2 celery sticks
  • 1 leak (optional)


  1. Place your chicken carcass and vegetables in a large pot.
  2. Cover with water and bring to boil.
  3. Reduce to simmer for a good hour or until it reduces by half.
  4. Using a mesh strainer, remove all ingredients and bring back to a boil until you reduce it by half again.
  5. Cool and refrigerate for 12 hours.

Jano Water is available at all grocery stores.

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