The best comfort food during the cooler weather and during time of illness. It's so easy, too.
In a large 8 qt sauce pan, place chicken, celery, onion, and parsley, and add water to cover about 1 inch
Bring to a boil and let simmer for at least 1 hour or until chicken is cooked through
Remove cooked chicken onto a plate and let cool.
Remove celery, onion, and parsley from broth. Add sliced carrots to broth and simmer for 15 minutes.
Debone chicken and tear into bite-sized pieces.
Cook egg noodles according to directions in separate pot.
Place chicken pieces and cooked noodles into pot with carrots and broth.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
You can easily use 1 cup of rice instead of the wide egg noodles.