One-Pot Wonders

Crazy Chicken Noodle Soup/Ramen

February  7, 2019
Photo by alice miller
Author Notes

A totally yummy asian inspired chicken-heavy on the- noodle soup that works as delicious warming meal, "penicillin" and a way to clean out your fridge/cupboards with oodles of variations depending on what's available or your mood. Feel free to adjust the amount of chicken broth - depending on whether you want a soup or something closer to a crazy ramen type pasta dish. I love using left over chicken- including rotisserie- to make this soup as well as the stock. —alice miller

  • Prep time 30 minutes
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 1 quart Chicken stock- organic or home made from left over chicken
  • 2 cups shredded chicken, chopped coarsely
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1-2 carrot(s) peeled, chopped in chunks
  • 1 celery rib, sliced in chunks
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup edamame- shelled
  • 1 tablespoon shiro miso
  • 2 tablespoons dried seaweed
  • 1 clove of garlic- chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon yellow curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon each of dried thyme and oregano
  • 1 dash red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • Tablespoon good olive oil
  • 1 Bundle of Japanese somen noodles or 1-2 packages of ramen noodles, or a handful or what ever angel hair/fettuccini/spaghetti you have available
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat and add onion, carrots, celery and dried herbs let cook/sweat a few minutes with top on. Add mushrooms, stir and let cook. If it starts making a lot of noise, add a bit of chicken stock. When mushrooms have released all of their liquid, add garlic, red pepper flakes, edamame, miso, curry and cream. Stir and cook a few minutes. Add chicken. Cook a few minutes, add salt and pepper to taste. Add a bit of chicken stock if it looks dry/sticking. When it reaches a nice mush of flavor, add stock and bring to a boil. Add noodles and seaweed. The starch will thicken it nicely. Let boil until noodles are done. Serve in bowls with a healthy handful of cilantro on top- enjoy!
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