Grannys Spicy Soup Recipe

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  • 1 (3 1/2) pound broiler-fryer chicken, cut up
  • 2 quarts water
  • 4 celery ribs with leaves, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon pickling spice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked noodles
  1. Place chicken and water in a large soup kettle. Cover and bring to a boil; skim fat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 hours or until chicken falls off bone. Strain broth; return to kettle. Allow chicken to cool; debone and cut into chunks. Skim fat from broth. Return chicken to broth along with celery, carrots and onion. Place pickling spices in a tea ball or cheesecloth bag; add to soup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Remove spices; add salt if desired, bouillon, pepper and noodles. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until noodles are tender.