Turkey Giblet Stock

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Turkey Giblet Stock

Turkey Giblet Stock

This easy turkey stock adds great flavor to the gravy, but you can use chicken broth instead with good results.

Serves 40

Prep Time 10 min

Total Time 75 min.


  • Neck and giblets from a 10- to 12-pound turkey
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Combine neck and giblets (except liver), water, onion, carrot and celery in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add bay leaf, thyme and peppercorns. Reduce heat and simmer, skimming and discarding any foam, for 1 hour.

Step 2

Strain stock through a fine-mesh sieve into a medium bowl and let cool. Discard solids.