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Chicken Noodle Soup {Deliciously Healthy}

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Chicken Noodle Soup {Deliciously Healthy}

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is seriously delicious and healthy. It features juicy, savory chicken thigh bites, an assortment of vegetables, and homemade egg fettuccini in an extremely tasty homemade chicken broth soup. The vegetable assortment of tomatoes, celery, red onions, carrots, and potatoes work perfectly together to convey the yumminess and deliver the nutritional benefits.

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

What makes this Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup so delicious and healthy?

Homemade chicken broth, tender & tasty chicken chunks, homemade egg noodles, and vegetable assortments such as tomatoes, red onion, carrots, and celery are the secrets behind this super yummy and healthy soup.

How to make a tasty and healthy Chicken Noodle Soup at home?

First, homemade super delicious chicken broth

Making this super delicious chicken broth at home is effortless. It is just a matter of 4 hours of the simmering process. With this at hand, you can quickly whip out a noodle soup or egg drop soup.

homemade chicken broth
Homemade Chicken Broth

Second, stir-fry marinated chicken chunks with vegetables

This is the key to tender & delicious chicken chunks in the soup. Marinate the chicken chunks with a little light soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, and salt to bring out the yumminess of the chicken.

Marinated Chicken Thigh Bite Size Chunks
Marinated Chicken Thigh Bite-Size Chunks

Cut all vegetables in small cube bite size.

Vegetable Assortment Chunks for Chicken Noodle Soup
Vegetable Assortment Chunks

Third, Stir-fry before adding chicken broth to boil

Stir-fry marinated chicken with tomatoes, red onion, carrots, and half of the celery until chicken is fully cooked. Then add chicken broth and potatoes. Last, use the remaining celery for garnish.

Stir Fry Chicken Thigh Bite Size Chunks with Vegetable Assortment for Tasty Chicken Noodle Soup
Stir Fry Chicken Thigh Bite Size Chunks with Vegetable Assortment

Fourth, homemade egg noodles in fettuccine shape are perfect for chicken noodle soup

Homemade Egg Fettuccini for Chicken Noodle Soup
Homemade Egg Fettuccini

Use a pair of kitchen scissors to cut the fettuccine noodle into about 2 inch long.

The Ultimate Chicken Noodle Soup Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to cook chicken noodle soup at home?

The homemade chicken broth takes 4 hours of simmering, but you can make it in advance. Assuming you have chicken broth ready, the active cooking takes less than 20 minutes. Let’s further break it down:

  • Stir-fry chicken with vegetable – about 3 minutes
  • Add chicken broth and bring it to a boil – about 5 minutes
  • Turn the heat to medium-low and cook for 10 minutes
Chicken Noodle Soup {Seriously Delicious}
Chicken Noodle Soup {Seriously Delicious}

How to make the chicken juicier and tastier?

Use chicken thigh meat if possible. They are juicier and tastier compared to chicken breast meat. Also, marinate the chicken chunks with a bit of Shaoxing Wine and Light Soy Sauce first further helps. Last but not least, stir-fry the marinated chicken chunks first before adding them to the soup ultimately locks in the tenderness and deliciousness.

What vegetables work best for chicken noodle soup?

Tomatoes, red onion, celery, carrot, and potato are excellent choices.

Chicken Noodle Soup {Seriously Delicious}

Chicken Noodle Soup {Deliciously Healthy} Recipe

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is seriously delicious and healthy. It features juicy, savory chicken thigh bites, an assortment of vegetables, and homemade egg fettuccini in an extremely tasty homemade chicken broth soup. The vegetable assortment of tomatoes, celery, red onions, carrots, and potatoes work perfectly together to convey the yumminess and deliver nutritions.

Ingredients

For Marinating Chicken:

  • 1.5 lb chicken thighs
  • 1/2 tbsp Shaoxing wine
  • 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt

For Stir Fry Chicken Bite-Size Chunks

  • 1/2 tsp avocado oil
  • 2 small carrots
  • 1 large potato
  • 1 medium-sized tomato
  • 5 celery stems
  • 1 medium-sized red onion

For the Soup:

  • 6 cups of homemade chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 14 oz cooked egg fettuccine

Instructions

Marinate the Chicken:

  1. If you are using bone-in chicken thighs, cut out bones, and then cut the meat into small cube sizes.
  2. Add chicken chunks into a mixing bowl, add Shaoxing wine, light soy sauce, and 1/2 tsp pink salt and mix well, and set aside.
    Marinated Chicken Thigh Bite Size Chunks

Prepare the Vegetables:

  1. Wash all vegetable thoroughly
  2. Peel potato, carrots, and red onion
  3. Cut potato, carrots, red onion, celery, and tomato into small cubes
    Vegetable Assortment Chunks for Chicken Noodle Soup

Prepare Cooked Noodles:

  1. Homemade egg fettuccine is an excellent choice for homemade Chicken Noodle Soup.
    Homemade Egg Fettuccini for Chicken Noodle Soup
  2. If you have cooked one in the refrigerator, just take it out and slightly cut it into a manageable bite-size. If you have cooked ones in the freezer, soften them by briefly blanching in boiling water.
  3. Or you can use noodles of your choice.

Stir-fry Marinated Chicken:

  1. Turn the heat to medium-high, and heat a wok for 2 minutes
  2. Add avocado oil, red onion, tomatoes, carrots, and half of the celery, stir-fry for 30 seconds and then add marinated chicken, continue to stir-fry until chicken is fully cooked for about 3 minutes.
    Stir Fry Chicken Thigh Bite Size Chunks with Vegetable Assortment for Tasty Chicken Noodle Soup
  3. Add chicken broth and potato into the wok, and cook for 5 minutes
  4. Turn the heat to medium and cook for 8 minutes
  5. Turn off the heat, add remaining the celery, 1 tbsp Himalayan pink salt or to the taste, 1 tsp black pepper, or to the taste. Add cooked chopped fettuccini.
    Chicken Noodle Soup
  6. All done, enjoy a super delicious hearty bowl of soup!
    Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Notes

  • 2 small thin carrots yield about 6 oz carrots
  • 1 large potato or 3 small round potato yield about 8 oz of potatoes
  • 1 medium-sized tomato yields about 6 oz tomato
  • 5 celery stems yield about 8 oz of celery
  • 1 medium-sized red onion yield about 7 oz red onion

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 servings Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 461Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 396mgSodium: 2253mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 40g

Nutrition calculation is provided by Nutritionix to the best knowledge per ingredients description and isn't always accurate.

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