Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup
Broth: In a large pot, combine chicken, onions, carrot, celery, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, thyme and 12 cups water.Advertisement
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Remove chicken thighs to a cutting board and shred meat from bones. Reserve meat and add bones back to pot. Continue to simmer, covered, 60 minutes. Strain broth into a second large pot. Discard bones and other solids.
Soup: Skim broth; bring to a boil. Add carrots, celery, bouillon cubes and salt. Stir in noodles and cook about 7 minutes or until noodles and vegetables are tender. Stir in parsley and reserved chicken. Cook 1 minute to heat chicken.