Kirbie's Cravings

Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup

This Chinese-style chicken noodle soup is easy, healthy and a great comfort dish.
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When the cold weather hits, I immediately crave noodle soups. I grew up eating them and they are the ultimate comfort food for me. Even though we live in San Diego, we still have a few cold days in winter. This winter has been particularly cold and stormy. We’ve had flash floods, tornado warnings, and overnight freeze warnings. So we’ve been eating a lot of noodle soups. If we’re eating out, my go-to choices would be a bowl of Japanese ramen or Vietnamese pho. But when I’m cooking, it’s always Chinese chicken noodle soup. It comes together so easily and is packed with vegetables, ginger, and garlic.

Usually, Chinese chicken noodle soup is paired with egg noodles. But this time, I paired it with No Yolks® Extra Broad Noodles which makes it even healthier. The noodles are cholesterol free and low in fat. They cooked up the same way, with the same firm texture.

When I tried these for the first time, I was surprised that I couldn’t detect any difference between No Yolks® Noodles and a traditional noodle made with egg yolks. They looked the same, felt the same, tasted the same. I love that they make my comfort dish even healthier because when I am cooking, I always try to cook as healthy as possible. My husband’s cholesterol level was also a little high during his last check-up, and so I’ve been trying to do as much as possible to get those levels back to normal. I’ve made him exercise more, cut down on fried foods, etc. Having these noodles around will also help with his diet.


You can learn more about No Yolks® Noodles products on their website. They have a whole line of noodles including Broad, Extra Broad, Fine, Kluski and Dumplings. Their website also provides other recipes and coupons. And you can follow them on Facebook and Pinterest for more ideas!

You might like to try my Creamy Vegetable Soup, too.

Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Chinese
This is a favorite soup to make when it’s cold and chilly outside. It’s so easy to make and is packed with vegetables, ginger and garlic.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups noodles
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 thin slices of ginger
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets
  • 10 thin slices of carrots
  • 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh scallions
  • Optional: garlic oil if you're looking for something more indulgent, this really will boost the flavor of your soup
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp oil

Instructions

  • Boil your noodles until they are al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • In a medium pot, add broth, 1 clove of minced garlic, ginger, broccoli, cauliflower and carrots. Bring broth to a simmer and allow all ingredients inside to cook. When they are just about done, add in the noodles. Let them cook for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add salt and pepper to taste if needed. Pour into large bowl and top with fresh scallions before serving.
  • If desired, you can add a garlic oil into your chicken noodle soup. To make garlic oil, cook garlic and oil on low heat over stove until the garlic turns a golden brown. Pour garlic and oil on top of soup bowl, and stir briefly into the broth.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5of recipe, Calories: 324kcal, Carbohydrates: 46g, Protein: 14g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 137mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 3g, NET CARBS: 43g

The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

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163 comments on “Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup”

  1. tweeted – https://twitter.com/dmarie824/status/714096606354616321

  2. Chicken pot pie is my ultimate comfort food dish!

  3. My ultimate comfort food noodle dish recipe at meal time is Shrimp Primavera with Arrabiata Sauce.

  4. My two favorites are beef stroganoff and chicken noodle soup. My choices change depending on my mood.

  5. I like chicken noodle soup.

  6. I love chicken noodle soup. truckredford(at)gmail.com

  7. Pho of course. Savory and soupy

  8. My ultimate comfort noodle dish is definitely a bowl of chicken noodle soup.

  9. I tweeted here:  https://twitter.com/MsTofuFairy/status/713364685257621504

  10. My ultimate comfort noodle dish is definitely mac-n-cheese, especially my own homemade, organic version.  Yummy!

  11. Honestly I’d say chicken noodle soup

  12. Spaghetti salad

  13. Chicken noodle soup!!

  14. My favorite is Greek stew over noodles– it brings back so many happy memories.

  15. Chicken and noodles is a favorite!

  16. My ultimate noodle comfort dish is tuna noodle casserole, it’s so cheesy!

  17. my favorite comfort food is mac and cheese

  18. One of my favorite comfort foods is lasagna with lots of cheesy garlic bread! 

  19. My fave is chicken tortilla soup.

  20. Tweet https://twitter.com/Lindiac/status/710935228320055296

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