How do you make homemade chicken soup from scratch?
Awesome Chicken Noodle 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 whole carrots 3 tablespoons chopped lemon grass (optional) 1/4 cup chicken bouillon powder 1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced 1/3 bunch celery, chopped and leaves reserved 1 (8 ounce) package dry egg noodles DIRECTIONS 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. Place the halved onion, bay leaves, peppercorns, whole celery, whole carrots and lemon grass in the pot and simmer, covered 1 hour. Strain broth and reserve chicken. When chicken is cool enough to handle, remove skin and cut meat into bite-size pieces. 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,