In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Remove and keep warm. Drain. In the same skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until almost crisp. Add green pepper and onion; saute until vegetables are tender. Drain.
Return chicken to skillet. Add the water, mushrooms, tomato, parsley and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
Remove chicken and keep warm. Discard bay leaf.
In a small bowl, combine flour and broth until smooth. stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with the chicken and noodles.