Chef John's Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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8 servings

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1 tablespoon: butter

1/2 cup: diced carrot

1/2 cup: diced onion

1/2 cup: diced celery

1 pinch: salt

1/4 teaspoon: fresh thyme leaves

2 tablespoons: melted chicken fat

2 quarts: roasted chicken broth (see footnote for recipe link)

4 ounces: uncooked wide egg noodles

2: cooked boneless chicken breast halves, cubed

1 pinch: cayenne pepper

1 pinch: salt and ground black pepper to taste


Melt butter in a large soup pot over medium heat. Stir in carrot, onion, celery, salt, and fresh thyme. Stir in chicken fat; cook and stir until the onions turn soft and translucent, 5 to 6 minutes.

Stir in roasted chicken broth and bring to a boil.

Season to taste with salt, if necessary; stir in egg noodles and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

Stir in cooked chicken breast meat and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Season with cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper to taste.


Calories: 149 kcal

Carbohydrates: 11.8 g

Cholesterol: 40 mg

Fat: 6.7 g

Fiber: 0.9 g

Protein: 9.5 g

Sodium: 1097 mg

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