Perfect for leftover chicken: Oriental Chicken Noodle Soup

Published Sunday, Apr 27 2014, 18:30 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Not sure what to do with that leftover roast chicken? Try out this great chicken noodle recipe, which is so simple to make.

Chicken, exciting spices and moreish noodles are all piled into this oriental dish. Ideal for a warming lunch or light dinner, this is a great change from your usual tomato soup!

Chicken noodle soup

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  • 500ml MasterChef Chicken Stock
  • 50g left over roast chicken, cut into chunks.
  • ¼ teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 spring onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 50g egg noodles
  • 50g sweetcorn
  • Ground black pepper
  • To serve: Sliced red chilli, sliced spring onion, flat leaf parsley (optional)


1 Pour the chicken stock into a large pan and add the spring onion, sweetcorn, Chinese 5 Spice powder, ginger, garlic and soy sauce. Cover and cook gently for 10 minutes.

2 Add the egg noodles to the pan and simmer gently for 5 minutes, then add the chicken and cook for a further 2 minutes.

3 Season with pepper and serve.

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 2

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