Noodle Soup with Chicken

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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This warming chicken noodle soup is packed with the flavours of Asia. It would make a delicious light supper or filling lunch.

recipe updated Sep 25, 2020


  • Chicken breast icon
    Chicken breast
    300 g (about 2 ⅔)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    1 (about 20 g)
  • Noodles icon
    250 g (about 1 cups)
  • Cilantro icon
    2 tbsp (about 3.6 g)
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    as needed
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    1 tsp (about 2.3 g)
  • Salt icon
    2 tsp (about 12 g)
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    2 (about 24 g)
  • Peanuts icon
    3 tbsp (about 27.9 g)
  • Long grain rice icon
    Long grain rice
    3 tbsp (about 32.4 g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    2 tbsp (about 27.6 g)
  • Onion icon
    1 (about 140 g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    3 (about 18 g)
  • Ginger icon
    ¼ cup (about 27.75 g)
  • Paprika icon
    ¼ tsp (about 0.54 g)
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    2 tbsp (about 36 g)
  • Water icon
    900 ml (about 900 g)
  • Egg icon
    3 (about 150 g)


  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl

Step preview

  1. Add chicken breast to a clean cutting board
  2. Add ground turmeric and salt to a clean small bowl
  3. Mix with teaspoon
  4. Transfer spices to chicken
  5. Leave - 30 min
  6. Add lemongrass stalk to a clean work surface
  7. Beat
  8. Add peanuts to a clean food processor bowl
  9. Crush until fine
  10. Heat a clean frying pan
  11. Add long grain rice to the frying pan
  12. Toast in frying pan until golden brown
  13. Transfer content of food processor bowl to small bowl
  14. Transfer content of frying pan to food processor bowl
  15. Crush until fine
  16. Add vegetable oil to the frying pan
  17. Heat in frying pan
  18. Add onion to the frying pan
  19. Fry in frying pan until softened
  20. Transfer chicken to frying pan
  21. Add garlic clove, ginger, paprika and fresh chili to the frying pan
  22. Transfer content of work surface to frying pan
  23. Add fish sauce and water to the frying pan
  24. Boil in frying pan to simmer
  25. Transfer content of food processor bowl to small bowl
  26. Mix
  27. Transfer content of small bowl to frying pan
  28. Simmer in frying pan until cooked through - approx 15 min
  29. Stir noodles into the frying pan
  30. Heat in frying pan - 1 min
  31. Serve
  32. Garnish with egg, cilantro and green onion
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