10 Ways to Use Chicken StockSo you've made some amazing chicken stock. Now what? Here are 10 recipes you can make using chicken stock.
Ratatouille is a traditional French dish made of eggplants, tomatoes and zucchini. It's often served as a side dish with lamb or other meats or poultry — even fish. It's also a hearty meal served over rice or couscous. While it can be made with vegetable stock, chicken stock is more typical.
Rice pilaf refers to rice that is cooked by the "pilaf method," in which the uncooked rice is first sautéed in butter, after which hot liquid or stock is added, and then the pot is covered and cooked in the oven until all the liquid is absorbed.
This classic Italian dish that makes cooking chicken nearly foolproof. Slicing and then flattening chicken breasts into cutlets means it cooks quickly. The stock is used for making the simple, tangy sauce — which is the key to the dish.
The procedure for making risotto involves stirring hot stock into uncooked arborio rice, a ladleful at a time, and cooking slowly as the stock is absorbed. This technique, known as the risotto method, releases the arborio's starches, making a creamy, velvety dish.
Roasted chicken is one of the tastiest, most satisfying dishes you can make. Not only that, but roasting a chicken is also one of the easiest ways to prepare a delicious family dinner. And while you don't need stock to roast the chicken, you do need it to make the gravy that goes with it.
This simple Thai chicken soup has that distinctive Thai flavor — a balance of spicy, salty, sweet and sour. It can be served either as an appetizer or as the star player (noodles can be added if you're planning to make this soup as a main entree). Sip, slurp, and enjoy!