Awesome Chicken Noodle Soup

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 120 minutes
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Summary

Homemade chicken stock flavored with lemon grass is combined with carrots, celery, egg noodles and chicken in this heartwarming soup.

INGREDIENTS

1 gallon water

1 (4 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces

1 large onion, peeled and halved

3  bay leaves

10  whole black peppercorns

2/3 bunch celery, leaves reserved

1 pound carrots

3 tablespoons chopped lemon grass (optional)

  

1/4 cup chicken soup base

1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced

1/3 bunch celery, chopped and leaves reserved

1 (8 ounce) package dry egg noodles

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7/14/2011 Reviewed by Amy Ruth Schalnat



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DIRECTIONS

1. Place chicken and water In a large pot over High heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer, skimming fat as needed, 30 minutes.

2. Place whole, peeled onion, bay leaves, peppercorns, whole celery, whole carrots and lemon grass in the pot and simmer, covered 1 hour.

3. Strain broth and reserve chicken. When chicken is cool enough to handle, remove skin and cut meat into bite-size pieces.

4. Return strained stock to pot over high heat, and stir in chicken base, chopped celery and chopped carrots. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until carrots are tender.

5. Chop celery leaves and stir into pot with the noodles. Simmer until noodles are cooked, about 10 minutes more. Stir in chicken and heat through.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

calories   308 cal
total fat   12 g
cholesterol   83 mg
sodium   872 mg
carbohydrates   24 g
fiber   4 g
protein   25.4 g

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