Baby, it’s cold outside, and there’s nothing like a steaming bowl of chicken noodle soup to warm your heart, and your belly! Step out of the box this time with our easy, Asian-inspired Miso Chicken Noodle Soup that you’ll make for years to come. This soup is loaded with healthy veggies — shredded carrots, shiitake mushrooms, ginger, garlic, green onions, and baby bok choy — tender slices of chicken, nestled in a fragrant, mildly spicy miso broth and topped with a runny egg. We used vermicelli rice noodles for this soup, but you can substitute with ramen or soba noodles. It’s all good! The chicken literally cooks in minutes so drop the pieces in right before you’re ready to serve. You’ll need both chopsticks and a big spoon for this hearty, warming chicken noodle soup! Get in ‘mah belly!
This warming Miso Chicken Noodle Soup has everything good nestled together in a bowl.
Sauté the veggies in a stock pot until tender before adding in the broth.
Slice the chicken breasts thinly. Throw them into the soup as the final step. The chicken will cook quickly and stay very tender.
Add in the baby bok choy when you add the chicken. You don’t want to overcook it!
Assemble the soup in this order: noodles on the bottom, pour broth over the noodles, make sure you get lots of chicken and veggies, garnish with fresh cilantro and a soft-boiled egg. Use both chopsticks and a spoon!
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 12 shiitake mushrooms, cleaned and trimmed
- 3 green onions, thinly sliced (green and white parts)
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
- 4 ounces vermicelli rice noodles
- 6 cups low-sodium chicken stock
- 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons white or yellow miso
- 1 tablespoon sambal oelek
- 4 heads baby bok choy, trimmed and chopped into pieces
- 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
- 2 eggs, soft boiled, sliced in half
- 1 small bunch fresh cilantro, for garnish
- In a large Dutch oven or stock pot, heat the canola oil over medium-high heat. Add in garlic, mushrooms, green onions, and ginger. Sauté for about 3-4 minutes, until fragrant.
- Meanwhile, fill a medium stock pot with water and bring to a boil. Add in the rice noodles, lower heat to medium and boil according to directions, around 5 minutes, until al dente. Drain in a colander under cold water, and set aside.
- Add the chicken stock to the sautéed veggies and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to simmer and add in the soy sauce, miso and sambal oelek. Stir until miso is dissolved into the broth. Simmer for 10 minutes. Just before ready to serve, drop in the baby bok choy and slices of chicken. Stir until chicken is just cooked through, about 4-5 minutes. (Do not overcook!)
- To serve, add some rice noodles at the bottom of the soup bowl and ladle the soup stock on top. Garnish the soup with sliced eggs and fresh cilantro.
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One thing is certain, when you make this easy pork soup you will not be slaving in the kitchen all day! I used the leftover pork from my Chinese Five Spice Pork Tenderloin recipe to flavor the dish and provide the protein. Just make the broth, add in your veggies (shiitake and oyster mushrooms, garlic, carrots, and onions) and the flavorings. Layer it with yummy soba noodles and top it off with the pork and a soft-boiled egg. It’s even better tasting the next day! So, so good! Really healthy Asian noodle soup, no lie!
Soba noodles soak up the amazing flavors of this soup!
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 3 garlic cloves, crushed
- ½ onion, chopped
- 1 carrot, diced
- 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
- ½ cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced
- ½ cup oyster mushrooms, sliced
- 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
- 2½ tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 4 ounces cooked soba noodles
- 4 green onions, sliced (extra for topping)
- ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped (extra for topping)
- Sliced Chinese Five Spice Pork Tenderloin*
- 1 soft boiled egg, sliced in half
- Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a heavy soup pot. Add the garlic and onion and cook 3 minutes. Stir in the carrots and ginger another 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook another 5 minutes until onions are translucent. Pour in the chicken broth, soy sauce, and pepper. Stir well to combine. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the green onions and cilantro.
- To assemble: Place the soba noodles at the bottom of a large soup bowl. Ladle in the soup. Add the pork tenderloin to the soup. Top with eggs. Garnish with green onions and cilantro.