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How to Make Chicken Stock in a Crock Pot

Skip store-bought! How to make chicken stock in a crock pot is simple, delicious, and you will never want to purchase another carton again!

Author Larisha Campbell


  • 1 chicken carcass
  • 4 large stalks of celery
  • 6 large carrots
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 10 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 8 cups water


  1. *Please see notes below for tips
  2. Put all ingredients inside a crockpot.
  3. Pour in water.
  4. Heat on low for 8 hours.
  5. Strain chicken stock from ingredients into two quart sized mason jars.
  6. Store in fridge and use within 7 days or freeze up to 6 months.
  7. Repeat process using same bones and vegetables two more times.

Recipe Notes

If you are using our How to Cook a Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot recipe, then you don't need to start with new vegetables. Just use the same ones. You can do this a total of three times, using the same bones and vegetables and adding new water each time.