Homemade Chicken Noodle soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup – a super easy and flavorful homemade chicken noodle soup made from scratch with chunks of tender chicken and loads of fresh vegetables topped off egg noodles. Hearty, healthy and easy!

Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 - 5
Calories 311 kcal
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  • 2 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup celery stalk , sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons minced thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon white or black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 4 -5 chicken thighs , bone-in
  • 1-2 teaspoons chicken bouillon (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cup carrots , sliced
  • 6 cups broth
  • 6 oz egg noodles
  • Salt and pepper
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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium meat. Stir in onion, garlic, celery, bay leaf, followed by thyme, Italian seasoning, white pepper, and paprika. Saute for about 2-3 minutes until onions are wilted.

  2. Add the chicken thighs, and chicken bouillon. Cook for about 1-2 minutes.  

  3. Add carrots and  broth  to cover the chicken, you top with more water. Salt.

  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 or more or until the chicken is cooked through.

  5. Transfer chicken to a plate and shred the meat; discard the bones.

  6. Add shredded chicken back into the soup together with the noodles. Add water to cover noodles. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes while stirring occasionally . 

  7.  Adjust seasoning salt, pepper and soup consistency  to taste.

  8. Serve warm.