Home Cooking

Chicken Salt

Help! I spilled salt in my homemade chicken broth!

Share:

Home Cooking 7

Help! I spilled salt in my homemade chicken broth!

seattledebs | Jan 30, 2008 03:48 PM

Lately, after I cook a chicken or chicken pieces, I boil/simmer the bones for many hours with some parsnips, onions, peppercorns, saffron, red palm oil, salt, and any other veg I have around to make a great broth. It usually comes out great.

Last night, however, I used some sea salt my boyfriend gave me that has a shake side and a pour side to the cap. Let's just say I thought I was opening the shake side. There I was with too much salt in my broth! I scraped some out and, while it was cooking, I tasted it. Seemed to be okay. However, once it had cooked down enough to concentrate the chicken flavor, it got to be terribly salty. Like brine.

What do I do? I have two and a half quarts of it. I don't like wasting things.

My current idea: Next time I make chicken, make broth without any salt, then combine the two. Would this work? Other ideas that won't dilute the chicken flavor along with the salt?

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Trending Discussions

Feedback