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Old Fashioned Chicken Soup

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Ingredients
  Chicken parts 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Celery ribs 2 , cut into 1/2-inch lengths
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Hot water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole clove 1
  Chicken flavored bouillon cubes 2
  Fine egg noodles 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Place chicken parts, celery, carrot, onion, hot water, bouillon cubes, and salt in a 3-quart glass casserole. Wrap bay leaves, peppercorns, thyme leaves, and clove in a square of washed cheesecloth or washed undyed cotton or linen. Tie herb bundle with string and add to casserole. Cover. Set microwave oven at Cook Cycle 1 (power level 10) for 8 to 10 minutes, and then Cook Cycle 2 (power level 4) for 22 to 25 minutes.
2. Add noodles to soup. Cover. Microwave at Cook Cycle 1 (power level 4) for 7 minutes. Let soup stand 8 to 10 minutes longer, or until noodles are completely tender. Remove chicken meat from bones before serving, if desired. Discard herb bundle.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
52 Minutes

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