One-Pot Chinese Chicken Noodle Soup - An Easy Weeknight Meal

Chicken noodle soup is a classic dish that people everywhere love. This simple one-pot recipe for Chinese-style chicken noodle soup comes together in just 30 minutes with minimal fuss or cleanup. It's packed with delicious Asian flavours from ingredients like ginger, garlic, soy sauce and sesame oil. With just a few basic ingredients, you can make a hearty soup that's perfect for busy weeknights.

This no-nonsense chicken noodle soup is great for those nights when you want something nutritious and comforting, but don't want to spend hours cooking. Everything simmers away together in one pot, so there's only one pot to wash when you're done. The chicken and aromatics combine in the soup to give it tonnes of flavour. A little green onion and sesame oil to finish will make it restaurant-quality.

The best thing about this recipe is you can customise it specifically to your taste. Swap the protein, vegetables, and noodles to suit what you have on hand and what you feel like eating. It's also a great way to clean out your fridge and use up leftovers.


-   450 grams of boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks

-   8 cups low-sodium organic chicken stock

-   2 tablespoons soy sauce

-   1 teaspoon sesame oil

-   1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

-   2 cloves garlic, minced

-   250g of rice noodles or egg noodles

-   2 carrots, peeled and sliced

-   1 cup sliced mushrooms

-   2 cups chopped bok choy or napa cabbage

-   4 green onions, sliced thin

-   Salt and pepper to taste

-   Sesame seeds for garnish (optional)


-    In a large pot/stock pot, mix the chicken, soup, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic.

-    Bring it to a boil over high heat.

-    When it boils rapidly, lower to medium-low heat. Let simmer for 5-7 minutes.

-    Stir in the noodles and carrots. Cook for 3 minutes.

-    Add mushrooms, bok choy and green onions. Cook for 2-3 more minutes until noodles are tender but still have some bite.

-    Remove from heat. Add salt and pepper to taste.

-    Dish into bowls and top with extra green onions and sesame seeds if you desire.

-    Eat right away while hot!

Some extra tips for super tasty chicken noodle soup

-    Brown the chicken first for a deeper flavour

-    Simmer the soup for 1+ hours for a deeper flavour

-    Add noodles/veggies in stages so they don't overcook

-    Sprinkle in red pepper flakes or chilli-garlic sauce for heat

-    Use vegetable stock for a vegetarian/vegan version

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