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Chicken stock or water?

Postby Chasdev » Mon Dec 21, 2015 9:53 am

I'm making up some brisket chili this morning but don't have any beef stock ( I make my own but used it all in beef/veg soup) but I do have some home made chicken stock.
I hate the idea of using straight water but am wondering if the chicken stock will "throw off" the smoky brisket flavor?
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Re: Chicken stock or water?

Postby OldUsedParts » Mon Dec 21, 2015 10:27 am

water gets my vote :texas:
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Re: Chicken stock or water?

Postby Gator » Mon Dec 21, 2015 11:07 am

water or beef both for me on chili.
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Re: Chicken stock or water?

Postby woodenvisions » Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:00 am

Chicken stock will almost guarantee a flavor change, I would use water as well. You could even add a drop of two of liquid smoke in with the water.
We had no choice not long ago but to use liquid smoke and water because we were forced to cook in the oven and it actually worked pretty well as long as you don't use too much.
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Re: Chicken stock or water?

Postby Chasdev » Tue Dec 22, 2015 6:03 am

I did not wait for all the good advice and went ahead and used the chicken stock...it didn't ruin the flavor but I did have to add an entire bottle of chipotle sauce and one can of tomato paste to save it.. :whiteflag:
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Re: Chicken stock or water?

Postby Txdragon » Tue Jun 07, 2016 11:06 pm

I think some good info would have been how much you planned on using. If it's your base liquid, yeah major battle with flavor. If you are adding a cup or so, there's no major change, if even at all noticeable.
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