One-pot Chinese chicken noodle soup served in three bowls

One-pot Chinese chicken noodle soup

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4

Cook a Chinese-inspired chicken noodle soup in just over half-an-hour for a hearty dinner. Using pickled ginger and leftover roast chicken makes it special

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal265
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre5g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.8g
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  • 1 tbsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 3 tbsp dark soy
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 1l chicken stock (ideally from our pot-roast recipe)
  • 80g leftover roast chicken (optional)



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  • 20g pickled pink ginger or normal ginger, peeled and finely sliced
  • ½ Chinese cabbage, shredded
  • 300g pouch straight-to-wok thick noodles
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
    Spring onions

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  1. Drizzle the honey over the base of a large saucepan and bubble briefly to a caramel, then splash in the soy, bubble, add half the chilli and the chicken stock and simmer for 5 mins.

  2. Add the chicken, if using, and ginger, and simmer for another 5 mins. Stir in the cabbage and noodles and cook until just wilted and the noodles have heated through. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle over the remaining chilli and the spring onions.

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Gabs W's picture
Gabs W
5th Jan, 2020
So easy and so delicious. A really comforting crowd pleaser. 2 of us ate all 4 servings!
3rd Oct, 2019
Added juice of a lime, some Chinese 5 spice and some fresh coriander just to add to flavour.
Moonday21's picture
13th Feb, 2019
Nice easy Monday night dinner with left over chicken and stock from the associated chicken pot recipe.
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