Lunch Recipes

Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup

Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup



Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup

Serves: 6


1 tablespoon Hain sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh ginger minced
4 cloves Melissas organic garlic minced
1 package Bon Appetit lemon grass outer layer peeled
4 cups Health Valley fat free chicken broth
2 cups Health Valley low fat chicken broth fat skimmed
3 cups water
2 tablespoons Kikkoman Lite soy sauce
2 ounces De Cecco whole wheat spaghetti broken into thirds
1 pound Rosie Organic boneless skinless chicken breasts thinly sliced crosswise
3 skinny carrots peeled and thinly sliced
5 shiitake mushrooms wiped clean stems removed caps diced
5 items baby bok choy outer leaves discarded leaves separated large leaves halved lengthwise
3 scallions thinly sliced
1 red or green chili pepper seeded and minced
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves optional


Heat oil over medium heat in a large soup pot. Add ginger, garlic, and lemon grass and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often. Pour in chicken broth, water, and soy sauce. Raise heat to high and bring to a boil. Add spaghetti, and cook 2 minutes. Add chicken, carrots, and mushrooms and cook 8 more minutes. Turn off heat, add bok choy leaves, scallions, chili pepper, and lime juice. Cover and let stand for 3 to 5 minutes to wilt. Remove lemon grass pieces. Ladle into bowls and garnish with cilantro leaves.