This chicken noodle soup recipe, like chicken soup, is a classic comfort food that has many different variations ranging from Asian using rice noodles, to our own “down home” style using vermicelli or in this case, egg noodles.
Loved by so many there are numerous pieces of literature written about it. In 2006 there was a hip-hop song with a supplementary dance entitled:”Chicken Noodle Soup” released.
Why do we love chicken noodle soup so? Why do we crave it when we’re not feeling well? Though there’s a debate for its medicinal purposes, there’s no denying the smells permeating the senses is what keeps us coming back for more.
1 - 5 lbs. stewing chicken (cut up)
8 cups water
2 onions (chopped)
2 carrots (grated)
2 stalks of celery (cut up)
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 jar chicken bouillon
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 package egg noodles
1. Cook chicken, cut into small pieces.
2. Add chicken and rest of ingredients except noodles and cook for one hour.
3. Add noodles and cook until noodles are done.