1 (3 lb.) chicken
6 c. water
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 (8 oz.) pkg. extra wide noodles
1 stick butter
Put chicken, water, salt and pepper in pot. Place pot on base and simmer, covered at high setting for 4 hours or medium setting for 6 to 8 hours.
Strain broth and reserve. Remove chicken, debone and de-skin. Return broth and meat to pot; add noodles. Simmer, covered 1 hour on high setting. Keep warm until ready to serve. Makes 4 to 6 servings. (Right before serving add butter.)