PREP TIME: 10 MINS
COOK TIME: 10 MINS
If using pasta, cook pasta according to directions on the package and set it aside.
In a dutch oven or large soup pot, heat 10-12 cups of water with soup base/bouillon. Alternately, you can use chicken broth, bone, or vegetable stock broth.
In a large skillet (with a lid), heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Place chicken breasts, season each side with a pinch of kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper.