Your guests will probably say nothing between "What is this?" and "Can I have some more?" It really is that good. Don't be afraid of this amount of basil, the soup just isn't the same without it.
- Put the chicken broth in a large pot. You can use store-bought or home-made chicken stock.
- Cook the chicken breast in the stock 15 or 20 minutes. Remove and cool. Cut into bite sized pieces.
- Put chicken, veggies and basil into the stock and simmer 30 minutes.
- Add noodles, dumplings or rice if you wish.