Chicken Noodle Soup

Mike's Recipe

Chicken Broth First


  • 1 stewing hen, 4-7 lbs

  • 1 onion, unpeeled, cut in half

  • 1 large carrot, ends trimmed, cut in half crosswise

  • 1 large stalk celery, root end removed, cut in half crosswise

  • 12 or so whole black peppercorns

  • 1 bay leaf

~Cook for 5 hours gentle boil ~

~Gently strain the broth into a colander over another pot, being careful not to mix up the little bit of residue from the bottom.~

~ Discard the cooked veggies ~

~ Discard cooked chicken if you desire save it for the dog's they love it!~

Chicken Noodle Soup Second


  • Egg noodles al dente

  • Chicken breast small pieses, cooked

  • The chicken broth

  • Carrot, diced

  • Onion, diced

  • Celery, diced

  • 3/8 teaspoon fresh minced basil

  • 1 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley

  • Salt and pepper, if desired

~Now that you have the broth ~

~Cook pasta al dente (not mushy, still a little chewy) ~

~Cook chicken separate pan ~

~Dice chicken into small pieces ~

~Bring the stock to a simmer in a soup pot or stock pot ~

~Add carrots, celery, onion, basil and simmer until vegetables are tender ~

~Season to taste (salt, white pepper) ~

~Add the chicken and pasta to the stock and let them heat through before serving~

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