Chicken Noodle Soup with Spinach and Garlic

    Chicken Noodle Soup with Spinach and Garlic


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    This is a chicken and noodle soup a bit different from the regular. It's especially good if you have a cold - add more garlic if you like!

    Serves: 8 

    • 4 cups (1 litre) chicken stock
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
    • 2 zucchinis, chopped
    • 280g cubed cooked chicken
    • 1 packet (250g) rice noodles
    • 1 bunch fresh spinach, washed and chopped

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Bring the chicken stock, garlic and ginger to a boil in a large saucepan; reduce heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook until the zucchini is tender, about 10 minutes more.
    2. Stir in the chicken and the noodles; cook until the chicken is hot and the noodles are soft and transparent, about 3 minutes.
    3. Stir in the spinach until wilted.
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    Cellophane noodles (also known as Chinese vermicelli, bean threads, bean thread noodles, or glass noodles) are a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, sweet potato, potato, cassava or canna starch), and water.  -  27 Apr 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This soup was absolutely delicious and so easy to make! I added mushrooms and onions and only had about 2 Tbsp of ginger. Only thing I will change next time is adding the zucchini at the same time as the chicken. They got a little bit too mushy for my taste.  -  17 Jun 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I was worried about all the ginger, because I'm not much of a fan of ginger. The broth was a little heavy with that ginger bite, but when eaten with the vegetables and noodles, it was really great. I'll definitely do this soup again, as it was filling, easy to make, and low-cal. I might have estimated proportions a bit, but followed the recipe and wouldn't recommend any changes.  -  02 Jun 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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