Easy Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe To Try. Chicken Noodle Soup is a very classic dish every grandma and their grandchildren like. It is also one of the best comfort foods. The original version of this dish may take hours to finish. However, you can also try the easier recipe so you can make your own delicious Chicken Noodle Soup. You can even make this dish in 30 minutes or less. Not to mention that the ingredients you will need are not hard to find. You can also use another type of noodle or pasta if you like for variation. Of course, egg noodle is the most classic choice.
One of the most important tips in cooking Chicken Noodle Soup is the salt. You need to salt your soup to taste because saltiness level of low-sodium broth can be vary from one brand to another. Therefore, always make sure to taste your soup before adding some salt to know how much of it you are going to need.
Ingredients you need are;
Two tablespoon of olive oil One cup carrots then peel and slice it
One cup celery and slice it thin One cup sweet Vidalia or yellow onion then peel and dice it
Two cloves of garlic then mince Eight cups low-sodium chicken broth
Two bay leaves One teaspoon fresh thyme
Half teaspoon dried oregano One teaspoon pepper and salt to taste
Twelve ounce egg noodles two cups of shredded cooked chicken or chicken skillet
Three tablespoon parsley leaves One tablespoon lemon juice
Using a large stockpot, add the oil and heat it over medium-high heat to make it ready. Saute carrots, onion and celery for about seven minutes. Stir it occasionally. Add garlic into the mix and saute for about two minutes. Then, add the chicken broth into the pot as well as other ingredients such as bay leaves, pepper, oregano, and thyme then bring them to boil. You can let it boil for about five to seven minutes or until vegetables are slightly tender. You can also add more broth if you like it because the noodle usually absorb it more throughout the cooking process.
Add the egg noodles into the broth and let it boil for about ten minutes. As mentioned, the level of broth will get reduced when noodles are added. If you like, you can add one or two cup of water if you like more broth. Then, it will affect the amount of salt you need. So make your own adjustment to taste.
Then, add the chicken, lemon juice, and parsley into the broth and let it boil for another two minutes to make sure that the chicken is warm. Remember to taste the soup to make sure the level of saltiness is what you prefer. Then add salt accordingly into the broth. You can adjust the seasoning such as pepper, salt, or herbs to your own preference. Then, serve the dish after removing the bay leaves. This warm Chicken Noodle Soup is best for dinner as well as during chilly weather.