Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 tsp of olive oil
  • 5 spring onions, roughly sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 cm knob of ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 red chilli, deseeded and julienned
  • 1/2 pak choi, white and green parts separated and shredded
  • 2 chicken thighs, skin and bone removed, flesh chopped into strips
  • 1 pinch ground allspice
  • 1 dash of soy sauce
  • 1/2 litre hot chicken stock
  • 1 stick lemongrass, bruise
  • 200g Slim/skinny noodles
  • 2 tbsp coriander, chopped


  1. Drain slim noodles, rinse 2-3 times thoroughly under running water.
  2. Boil in water for 2-3 mins or heat in microwave for 1 min.
  3. Put the spring onion into a pan with a little oil. Add the onion, ginger, garlic, chilli, the white parts of the pak choi and a pinch of salt and cook over a medium heat until everything begins to soften slightly.
  4. Add the chicken and allspice. Stir around and continue to cook for a minute or two then pour in the soy sauce and hot chicken stock. Bring to the boil, then toss in the green tops of the pak choi, the lemongrass and noodles and give the pan a good stir.
  5. Leave to cook for 5 minutes. Once ready check the seasoning, add 2 tbls of chopped coriander, stir and serve