Monday, January 31, 2011

Asian Inspired Chicken Noodle Soup

Soup is a good way to have a healthy , fulfilling meal , it is easy to make too. This is a nice filling soup with asian flavours .It is spicy and sweet and quite aromatic . This is my type of comfort food and I hope You enjoy it too , I got this recipe from a fav cookbook of mine so here goes......


250 gm dried egg noodles soaked in water
500 gms boneless chicken diced
a bunch of spring onions sliced
1 inch pc of ginger chopped
2-3 cloves garlic chopped
2 tbsp light soy sauce
3 tbsp thai red curry paste
2 tbsp peanut butter
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 small red capsicum
2 cubes chicken stock with 850 ml water
175 ml coconut milk or 2 tbsp coconut milk powder mixed in 175 ml warm water
salt and pepper to taste


Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the chicken and stir fry for 5 min or till lightly brown.
Add the white part of the spring onions , garlic and ginger and saute for a few min.
Add the stock , coconut milk , curry paste , peanut butter and soy sauce .
Season to taste with salt and pepper .
Bring to the boil and simmer for 8-10 min stirring occasionally .
Add the pepper , peas and green part of the spring onions and cook for a couple of min .
Drain the noodles and add them to the soup and heat through .
Serve immediately.


  1. Yummy soup! I love soup and also noodles. You are right noodle soup is just great to have it as light meal or lunch, especially great during winter!

  2. My chicken noodle soup never looks as good as that. This looks delicious :)

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  3. Thank you lin and thank you cake whiz , it not only looks good , it tastes good too , and thank you for the award :)

  4. Although summer here in Cyprus, this soup sounds perfect for dinner. Thanks for sharing.