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Chicken Noodle Soup

Jyoti Behrani
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 2 cups egg noodles, uncooked
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 inch ginger, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 dry bay leaf
  • 8 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Turn on the saute mode (high), when it displays “HOT”, add oil.
  • Add onion, garlic, ginger,carrots, celery, thyme and bay leaf. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth, deglaze the bottom of the pot. Mix well.
  • Add chicken breasts. Close the Instant Pot lid, pressure value on sealing.
  • Turn the Manual / Pressure Cook (high) for 15 minutes. Note: Depending upon the size of the chicken breast – small to large, adjust the cooking time from 10 – 15 minutes. For small size, cook for 10 minutes, for large, thick size, cook for 15 minutes.
  • After the Instant Pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally, around 10 minutes.
  • Open the Instant Pot, remove the chicken and using a fork shred the chicken.
  • Turn ON saute mode (high), add noodles, cook the noodles as per package instructions.
  • Add the shredded chicken back to the pot. Adjust seasoning- salt and pepper as per taste. Add some parsley. Chicken Noodle Soup is ready to served. Enjoy!!

Notes

  1. Depending upon the size of the chicken breast - small to large, adjust the cooking time from 10 - 15 mins. For small size, cook for 10 mins, for large, thick size, cook for 15 mins. Chicken thighs may also be used. Adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  2. Frozen chicken may also be used. Adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  3. Adjust the consistency of the soup by adding more broth.
  4. For stove top version: Follow the same recipe as discussed earlier. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, cover and simmer until chicken is cooked. Remove the chicken from the soup, shred it and put it back to the soup. Rest of the recipe is same as Instant Pot.
  5. HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP GLUTEN FREE - please refer to post discussed earlier.
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