Get Well Chicken Soup

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3 chicken breast, on the bone
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
2 leeks, sliced (whites only)
6 cloves garlic, crushed
3 Bay leaves
3 cups chicken broth (any brand)
1 - 2 Tbs. fresh dill, chopped
1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
sea salt (to taste)
fresh ground pepper (to taste)


  1. Wash chicken and remove skin. 
  2. Chop all vegetables and herbs.
  3. Place chicken and veggies in a deep pot with bay leaves and garlic. 
  4. Fill with water enough to cover chicken and veggies. (Some veggies my float to top)
  5. Bring to a boil then lower heat and partially cover with lid.
  6. Let simmer on med - low heat for 1 hour and 15 min. 
  7. Remove all frothy foam from top of water with a spoon.
  8. Lift chicken breast from the soup and place on a cutting board.
  9. Shred chicken off the bone and return (meat only) back to the pot. 
  10. Add 3 cups of broth, dill, parsley, salt and pepper to taste. 
  11. Stir well and let simmer for 10 more minutes.
  12. Remove bay leaves then serve hot.