How to make Chicken Noodle Soup -

Chicken and noodles: two of my favourites in a bowl with a spicy sauce on the side! Sugar adds a special flavour so don’t leave it out.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Flavours of the Orient.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Rice noodles (राईस नूडल्स )

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Soups

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cubed 500 grams

  • Rice noodles 300 grams

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh red chillies seeded and sliced 2

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Bean sprouts blanched 1 1/4 cups

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh basil leaves torn 10-12

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Lemon cut into wedges 1

  • For the broth

  • Chicken stock 10 cups

  • Spring onions sliced 4

  • Ginger crushed 1 inch piece

  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Fish sauce 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Pour the chicken stock into a deep non-stick pan and heat.

Step 2

Add the chicken cubes, spring onions, ginger, cinnamon, salt and sugar.

Step 3

Stir well and simmer for forty to forty-five minutes. Keep removing the scum in short intervals.

Step 4

Strain the stock and cut the chicken cubes into small pieces.

Step 5

Heat four cups water in another deep non stick pan and soak the rice noodles in it.

Step 6

Strain the noodles into a bowl and add a little cold water to it. Add the fish sauce to the strained stock and mix.

Step 7

Mix the soy sauce and chilli slices in a bowl.

Step 8

Place the noodles in a serving bowl. Place the chicken pieces over them along with onion, beans sprouts, coriander leaves, basil leaves and pepper powder.

Step 9

Pour the stock over. Drizzle a little of the chilli in soy sauce, garnish with a lemon wedge and serve immediately.

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