In a 5-qt casserole combine chicken, 4 cups hot water, celery, carrots, basil, rosemary, pepper and salt.
Microwave at High 30-40 minutes, or until chicken falls easily from the bone, stirring twice during cooking.
Remove chicken from the bones.
Discard bones and skin.
Dice meat and return to caserole.
Add 2 cups hot water and noodles. Cover.
Microwave at High 8-10 minutes, or until water boils. Then, Microwave at High 7-10 minutes, or until noodles are tender.