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How to get four meals out of one pasture raised whole chicken from SHF!

written by

Julia Mullins

posted on

April 8, 2024

Tired of the same old chicken dishes in your meal rotation? 

Let us help you break the monotony!

At Spring House Farm, we're dedicated to maximizing every part of the animal, ensuring nothing goes to waste. Utilizing different sections of a chicken presents a versatile and delicious approach to cooking. With so many options to choose from, the SHF team has compiled a few of our favorites below!

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Nourishing Bone Broth: A Time-Honored Tradition

Crafting homemade broth grants you full control over the ingredients, ensuring maximum nutrient density. Start with high-quality bones sourced from grass-fed and pasture-raised animals for a nutrient-rich base. Don't overlook the benefits of including chicken feet, one of the most gelatinous parts of the animal.

But fear not—creating homemade broth doesn't have to consume hours of your time or tether you to the stovetop or slow cooker. We've got you covered with a time-saving Instant Pot recipe courtesy of Raising Generation Nourished.

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Chicken Piccata: A Flavorful One-Pan Dish

With your ample supply of chicken broth, it's the perfect opportunity to delve into this delightful recipe! Chicken Piccata has consistently earned its place as one of our top go-to dishes—it's quick to assemble yet always delivers on flavor, all in just one pan! Incorporating a variety of chicken parts such as legs, drumsticks, and thighs ensures each bite is packed with savory goodness. This recipe is bound to become a staple in your kitchen!

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Chicken Liver: A Nutrient Powerhouse

While it might not be your usual go-to, we encourage you to give chicken liver a second thought. Packed with nutrients and boasting high-quality protein, chicken liver is a true nutritional powerhouse. Consider dicing it up and blending it with ground meat for a versatile addition to various dishes like meatballs. Alternatively, sauté it and serve it atop a bed of greens with caramelized onions for a flavorful twist. Give it a try—you might be pleasantly surprised!

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Butterflied Grilled Chicken: A Classic Crowd-Pleaser

Few things are as versatile as having a cooked whole chicken ready to go for those busy weeknight meals. Here, simplicity meets deliciousness in the best possible way. And the beauty of it? You can use the leftover meat for meals over the next few days! Whether it's soups, stews, shredded chicken sandwiches with your favorite sauce, burrito bowls, or chicken chili, the possibilities are endless.

In the spirit of zero waste, don't forget to put that chicken carcass to good use when making your homemade broth and stock supply!

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