Chicken noodle soup

Chicken noodle soup

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(364 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 2

Mary Cadogan's aromatic broth will warm you up on a winter's evening - it contains ginger, which is particularly good for colds, too

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal217
  • fat2g
  • saturates0.4g
  • carbs26g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0.6g
  • protein26g
  • salt2.52g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 900ml chicken or vegetable stock (or Miso soup mix)



    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, about 175g/6oz
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh root ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 50g rice or wheat noodles



    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

  • 2 tbsp sweetcorn, canned or frozen


    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 2-3 mushrooms, thinly sliced



    The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…

  • 2 spring onions, shredded
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 2 tsp soy sauce, plus extra for serving
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • mint or basil leaves and a little shredded chilli (optional), to serve



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…


  1. Pour the stock into a pan and add the chicken, ginger and garlic. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, partly cover and simmer for 20 mins, until the chicken is tender. Remove the chicken to a board and shred into bite-size pieces using a couple of forks.

  2. Return the chicken to the stock with the noodles, corn, mushrooms, half the spring onions and the soy sauce. Simmer for 3-4 mins until the noodles are tender. Ladle into two bowls and scatter over the remaining spring onions, herbs and chilli shreds if using. Serve with extra soy sauce for sprinkling.

You may also like

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
20th Jun, 2016
can i use egg noodles instead of rice noodles
5th Jun, 2016
Made this countless times now and I have to say one of my favourite quick meals. Love it 5*!
23rd May, 2016
This was really good, first one that came up on Google with a short cooking time. Really easy to follow, amazingly tasty. Made enough for tomorrow, off to bed now so I can eat it again!
16th Apr, 2016
The whole family, including 2 fussy boys, love this and we have it regularly. It's so simple to prep and cook, you can throw any veg and fresh herbs at it and it's fantastic for when you've a cold.
11th Apr, 2016
Fantastic recipe, think it's helped my poorly man on his road to recovery from man flu. Added peas, thinly sliced courgettes and a pinch of cayenne as I didn't have sweetcorn nor onions. Thumbs up and to be repeated often I feel
29th Feb, 2016
Me and my partner have made this numerous times. We skip the sweetcorn and the ginger for personal preference reasons and the broth is fantastic.
26th Feb, 2016
Missed a couple of ingredients out (mushrooms + fresh basil) coz I didn't have them but still a delicious soup based on Miso packets rather than stock cubes.
11th Feb, 2016
I wasn't sure from the picture but this is a fantastic recipe and is very versatile. Highly recommended.
30th Jan, 2016
Love this, make it very often with different veg more or less every time!
28th Jan, 2016
Absolutely delicious and so simple. I added half a thinly sliced green pepper as I had one that needed using up, extra sweet corn and topped it off with fresh coriander. Nothing better when you're full of cold.


Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.