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Chicken broth


A liquid typically rendered from simmer chicken along with aromatic vegetables such as onions, carrots and celery. The mixture is strained and deffatted. While the term "broth" and "stock" are used interchanably, broth is really a product made from stock with addition of seasons. It is available frozen or in cans or dehydrated cubes. Variations include fat-free, and low-salt. The broths tend to be heavily salted for flavor. The most flavorful product is homemade but canned is suitable for most cooking needs.

Nutrient values shown are for low-sodium, canned.
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Substitute for chicken broth

vegetable broth (more neutral) OR beef broth (can be overpowering) depending on the recipe OR 1 chicken bouillion cube OR 1 teaspoon bouillion granules

Equivalents

10.5 oz ca   =   1 1/4 cups

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#6970)
Serving Size
1 cup (240 grams)
Calories
38
Total Fat
1g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
72mg
Potassium
206mg
Total Carbohydrates
3g
  Dietary Fiber
0g
  Sugars
0g
Protein
5g

Ingredients

Ingredients for Swanson Brand: Chicken stock, contains less than 2% of the following: salt, flavoring, yeast extract, carrot juice concentrate, celery juice concentrate, onion juice concentrate.

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