Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

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The comfort of chicken noodle soup is undisputed. It warms you up when you are cold, cheers you up when you are blue and lifts you up when you under the weather. Classically it is chicken, broth, carrots, celery and onion with egg noodles. The Asian spin on this Ginger Chicken Noodle is just what you need to take that classic comfort food to the next level.

Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

By swapping out egg noodles for rice noodles and introducing ginger, lime juice, soy sauce and miso paste to this soup you get a delightful Asian touch. Rice noodles have a very distinctive texture and flavor that make a delicious addition. If you have not used miso paste before it has a wonderful deep flavor that is distinctly umami. It as a salty, savory layer to the soup broth.

Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

I used soy sauce but tamari will work as well if that’s your preference. For the lime juice, if you are using from a bottle no problem, but if you use fresh- toss in some zest to heightened the flavor. The lime juice brings a brightness to the broth that helps it all come together.

Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

Knife skills are a key to presentation on this dish. You want the carrots, celery, onions and red peppers to be relatively close in size. You also want the chicken to be really close as well. The best way to get the chicken in neat cubes is to cut it when it’s still partially frozen. It adds another 5 minutes to cook time, but totally worth it in the end.

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Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

Classic comforting chicken noodle soup livened up with ginger, miso and rice noodles
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Asian
Keyword chicken soup, ginger, hearty soup, miso, red bell peppers, rice noodles, soup, soup recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium White Onion diced
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers cored and diced
  • 3 Medium Carrots diced
  • 3 Celery Stalks diced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Ginger grated
  • 4 Large Chicken Breasts diced
  • ¼ cup Lime Juice
  • ½ cup Rice Vinegar
  • ½ cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 qt Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 lb Rice Noodles
  • ½ cup Cilantro coarsely chopped

Instructions

  • Add onion, bell pepper, carrots, celery, garlic, ginger, chicken, broth, lime juice, rice vinegar, soy sauce, salt and pepper to a large pot over medium heat. Let cook at a slight boil for 45 minutes.
  • Add rice noodles to pot and let cook another 15 minutes, stirring occassionally.
  • Serve with a sprinkle of cilanto.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

12 thoughts on “Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

  1. YUM, looks good! Thanks so much for linking up at the Unlimited Link Party 96. Shared.

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      It’s sure to warm you up!

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      Thank you! It is super flavorful

  2. CONGRATS Estelle! Your post is FEATURED at the Unlimited Link Party 97!

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      Yay! Thanks so much

  3. This soup is making my mouth water!! I love ginger – never considered it for chicken soup – What a great idea! Pinned – I need to make this. Thanks for sharing this post at the What’s for Dinner party. Have a lovely weekend.

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      It really takes it to the next level

  4. We are featuring your awesome recipe at Full Plate Thursday, 622. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

    1. Estelle Forrest – I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. Cooking is a huge part of my life. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me but to the people I care about.
      Estelle Forrest says:

      Yay! Thank you so much for the support.

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