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Chicken Noodle Soup

An easy homemade Chicken Noodle Soup recipe that will warm you from the inside out. Hearty, simple, and full of flavor - this soup is true comfort in a bowl!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 350kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds chicken thighs bone-in, skin on
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 cups chicken broth low sodium, 2 cartons
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoon bouillon or vegeta
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 4-5 ounce egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoon parsley freshly chopped

Instructions

  • Cook the Chicken: Heat the olive oil in a large dutch oven or soup pot over medium-high heat. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper, and sear them for 4-5 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  • Make the Mirepoix: Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside. Add the onion, carrots, and celery to the pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion becomes translucent. 3-5 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds or until aromatic.
  • Add Ingredients: Add the chicken broth, water, bouillon, bay leaves, thyme, and chicken thighs to the pot. Mix well and bring the pot to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Add Chicken: Remove the chicken from the pot, peel off and discard the skin. Shred the meat and add it back to the pot.
  • Finish & Serve: Add the noodles to the pot and cook until tender. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Notes

  1. Properly stored in an airtight container, your homemade chicken noodle soup will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 535mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2780IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg