2 Homemade Chicken Broth Recipes for Babies

2 Homemade Chicken Broth Recipes for Babies [Add it on other recipes too]

Before mentioning the chicken broth recipe for babies, I always try to answer all the necessary questions related to the topic so the user can deeply understand it. In this article, you will also get to know about all the necessary information of chicken broth, and in the last, you will get your recipe. Grab a cup of coffee and read the whole article.

Majority of the health nutritionists or baby food chefs said that the broth is one of the superfood out there, which you must have to feed your babies in their early age. The recipe of chicken broth is very rich in taste, and it helps your baby to attain all the essential nutrition in their bodies and improves their digestion system.

The ingredients used in this recipe makes it full of calcium, magnesium, sulfur, and other essentials important for your babies. It becomes hard for you to prepare your baby food in winter but, trying this recipe not only benefit your baby health but, it also helps you freeze the chicken broth, and warm just before feeding it to your babies.

Also Read: Homemade Baby Food Recipes With Chicken

Is it good to prepare broth of other meats as well?

As a parent, you always try your best to feed your baby food that can help them boost their immune system and digestion. If we talk about other meats, so the experts have recommended chicken broth over other meats, as the chicken is much easier to digest than other meats.

Somehow, not all the babies have the same likes and dislikes, so it’s better if you consult any good baby doctor, and discuss the other meat broth for better assistance. In my experience, when I feed my younger nephew a bowl of mutton broth, he gets into an allergic, which I later realized that mutton broth is not good for him. So, what I did after that is to replace it with chicken, and now he is good without having any severe allergy.

Health Benefits of Chicken Broth for babies

If I start mentioning the benefits of chicken broth for babies, I guess the article will never end. According to drbeurkens, chicken broth provides an excessive amount of protein to both adults and children’s, which help them to fight against all the physical and mental challenges.
Moreover, the chicken broth also contains a variety of vitamins including, magnesium that protects your baby from anxiety, stress, and sleeping disorders. Chicken broth also contains a majority of amino acids, which helps your baby brain to remain healthier.
Moreover, you can also feed chicken broth to your babies in winter because it can cure your baby of a cold environment. It’s also good to add it in other recipes as well because, majority of the baby food recipe is pureed, and adding chicken broth by excluding water would be more nutritious for your baby.

What is the difference between Chicken Broth and Chicken Stock?

It’s the most asked question I have found on the internet, as parents are getting confused. Well, the answer to this question is that there are some differences between them. According to the food network, the Chicken broth is less nutritious than chicken stock and is prepared with a boneless chicken. While, chicken stock is prepared with bone, which makes it more nutritious and high in calories.
It all depends upon you to feed whether chicken broth or chicken stock to your babies but, don’t stick in between them. Somehow, you can also consider your family doctor and discuss what they prefer you to include in your baby food list.
Moreover, if we talk about the exact calories ratio of both so, One cup of chicken broth provides 38 calories to your baby, and one cup of stock provides 86 calories.

Can I give Chicken Broth to a 6 Months Old Baby?

There is no need to hesitate while feeding chicken broth to your 6 months old Baby. Because the majority of the parents shared their experiences regarding this recipe, and they have never faced any problems while feeding it to their babies. On the other hand, the minerals and vitamins available in the chicken broth provide long-lasting benefits to your babies in their early ages, and it creates a clear scenario that you don’t have to worry about anything in this case.

Somehow, it’s also obvious that your baby wouldn’t like it or they couldn’t digest it because of their health abilities. In this case, you can easily consult a trusted doctor around you for clearing your misconceptions/gut feelings.

Moreover, I have also seen mothers who when started feeding broth to their children’s, stopped feeding the breast milk to their babies. In general, it’s the worse decision of any mother because, chicken broth is an additional recipe in your baby life, which you have to start with a very little measurement and gradually increase the quantity with time. On the other hand, breast milk is very essential for any baby, and your baby naturally leaves breast milk when they started liking and eating solid foods.

Organic Chicken Broth or Ready-made?

Well, the answer to this question is very easy for me because I always suggest parents to organically prepare baby food. It means all the ingredients need to be checked, washed and prepared by the parents themselves. It will not only give your baby a healthier life, but they will also remain protected from diseases.

Somehow, if you are not willing to do it yourself, and wants to purchase some sachets of baby food broth, then it’s up to you. Because if even a company is trustworthy, I will never allow any parent to purchase items for a toddler. It might become harder for you but, believe me, it will be worth it for your baby, and you will realize it later.

Now, as you have a lot of information about the chicken broth. It’s the perfect time to share the chicken broth recipe with you that you are waiting since the start. So, without any further ado, let’s start the recipe.

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2 Homemade Chicken Broth Recipes for Babies 

First Recipe


  • Chicken Boneless (3 or 4 Pieces).
  • 1 Carrot (Peeled and chopped).
  • 1 Onion
  • Garlic Cloves 3 – 4.


The first step starts with removing the extra fat and skin from the chicken, wash it properly, and put it into a saucepan along with enough water to cover it. When the water starts boiling, simmer it for at least 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes, drain the water and clean the saucepan for the next step. Now add the other ingredients into the saucepan along with chicken and freshwater. Wait for the water to boil, reduce the heat, and let it cook for more than 20 minutes. When you realize that the broth is perfectly ready, transfer it into a baby bowl, and serve it.

Note: You can also add parsley, and celery stalk as well to enhance the flavor of broth, and you can also add this delicious broth to other baby food recipes too.

Second Recipe

The second recipe of chicken broth contains some additional ingredients including.

  • boneless chicken.
  • 2 onions.
  • 4 carrots.
  • 3 celery stalks.
  • 1 parsnip.
  • Italian parsley.
  • fresh rosemary.
  • 1 head of garlic.
  • 4 to 5 bay leaves.
  • 8 or 9 quarter of water.

The procedure to make this recipe is quite the same as the first recipe. All you need to do is to add water in a saucepan and add all the other ingredients in it and simmer on low flame for around 4 to 5 hours.

Note: You can store the recipes for around 3 to 4 months in a freezer. The good step for anyone is to store it in small containers so, whenever you want to feed it to your baby you don’t need to melt all the broth at once instead, you can use the desired amount from small containers.

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