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Chicken Noodle Soup
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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

The cold winter nights are the perfect season to enjoy the chicken noodle soup.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Author: Hina Gujral


Ingredients for the Stock/Broth

  • 500 gram of boneless chicken preferably thigh portion
  • 3 - 4 garlic cloves roughly smashed
  • an inch piece of ginger peeled and smashed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

Ingredients for the Soup

  • 1 medium-size onion diced
  • 1 medium-size carrot fine chopped
  • 1 Cup of sliced button mushroom
  • 200 gram noodles
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli chopped optional
  • 1 Cup shredded chicken
  • 4 Cups of chicken stock/broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon spring onion greens


  • To prepare the stock heat olive oil in a deep saucepan.
  • Add bay leaf, pepper, ginger and garlic. Saute for a minute.
  • Now add the chicken into the pan. Saute till the chicken turn pale white.
  • Add approximately 1 litre of water in the saucepan. Season with salt and pepper. Mix nicely.
  • Cover the saucepan with the lid. Simmer the stock over low heat till the chicken is cooked. This usually takes 20 - 30 minutes.
  • If you see scum on the surface, scoop it off with a ladle. Strain the broth into a large bowl using a fine strainer. Press out excess liquid from the veggies.
  • Transfer the chicken to a bowl and shred it into fine pieces.
  • To prepare the soup, heat olive oil in the same saucepan.
  • Add chopped onion and saute till the onion turn translucent.
  • Next add the chopped carrot and mushroom. Saute till the mushroom soften and turn brown in color. Keep stirring them while sauteeing.
  • Add soya sauce, red chilli and stir to combine.
  • Now add the chicken stock and once it starts boiling add the noodles. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Once the noodles are cooked add the shredded chicken and spring onion greens.
  • Serve homemade Chicken Noodle Soup warm.