You are here: Home » Recipes » Chicken Soup Chicken Soup Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings This easy chicken soup is good for what ails you. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 quarts water3 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces1 large onion, cut into wedges6 sprigs parsley3 bay leaves2 garlic cloves, halved1 (16-ounce) package baby carrots1 cup chopped celery Salt and pepper to taste4 chicken bouillon cubes Cooked rice or noodles (optional) Instructions Place water, chicken, onion, parsley, bay leaves, garlic, carrots, celery, salt and pepper, and bouillon cubes in a large pot. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat, and simmer 45 minutes, or until the chicken is tender. If desired, remove chicken and carrots from the broth ad strain the soup. Add rice or noodles, if desired, and heat through. Makes 8 cups.