Chicken Noodle


Chicken Noodle is always popular with kids, but the ones you buy are really high in salt. It only takes a few minutes to make your own and it’s fun to serve them in a cup, a bit like pot noodles. This chicken noodle recipe would make a good snack after school.

Chicken Noodle
10 minutes
5 minutes
Best for


  • 150g fine Chinese style dried egg noodles or use straight to wok noodles
  • 250ml chicken stock  
  • 3 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 50 g frozen peas
  • 75g drained canned or frozen sweetcorn
  • 100 g cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1tsp cornflour
  • 1 spring onion, sliced

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  1. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions (or use pre-cooked noodles). Drain and set aside. Put the stock, soy sauce, peas, sweetcorn and chicken in a pan over a medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. In a small cup, mix the cornflour with 2 teaspoons of cold water and add to the contents of the pan then cook, stirring, for a further minute until the liquid thickens slightly. Add the noodles and spring onion and reheat briefly, stirring.


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  • All of my children ate this really well but we found it filling enough for a meal rather than a snack!

    30 Mar 2011

  • verry nice also fun to eat the kids said its light and stringy!

    05 Sep 2010

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