Basic Brown Stock



Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Beef or veal bones chopped 500 gms
Butter 2 tbsp
Water 10 cups
Salt 1 tsp
Peppercorns 8
Onion peeled and sliced 1
Carrot scraped and sliced 2
Celery washed and chopped 1 stalk

Method For Preparing Basic Brown Stock Soup

  • 1.
  • Remove fat from the bones and chop it.

  • 2.
  • Heat the butter in a roasting pan in a preheated oven at 2000 c and brown the bones for 30 minutes.

  • 3.
  • Put the bones into a large pan, cover with water and bring to boil.

  • 4.
  • Remove the scum carefully; add salt, peppercorns, celery and vegetables.

  • 5.
  • Cover and simmer gently for one hour.

  • 6.
  • Strain, cool until the fat is set and then remove the fat.

  • 7.
  • Cover the stock and chill. This will yield approximately 1.25litres.