asian chicken noodle soup in a bowl

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup with a ramen flair! This Asian Chicken Noodle Soup will quickly become your go-to twist on the traditional chicken noodle soup recipe. Top with a soft boiled egg, and dinner is served!

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 1 hour
Fat 17 Carbs 31 Protein 20
Yield 10 servings 1x


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 medium carrots, diced
  • 8 large celery stalks, diced
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, finely diced
  • 8 oz. mushrooms, chopped into large chunks
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 medium red pepper, finely diced
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 15-oz. can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon green curry paste (or red)
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ground lemongrass
  • 1.5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 medium lime, sliced
  • 8 oz. Japanese-style ramen noodles

Optional Add-Ins

  • Soft boiled egg


  1. Heat a large pot over medium/high heat. Add olive oil.
  2. When olive oil is fragrant, add carrots, celery, and onion to the pot. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms, garlic, and red pepper to the pot and saute veggies for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  4. Next, add chicken broth, coconut milk, soy sauce, curry paste, ginger, and lemongrass to the pot and whisk everything together until combined.
  5. Finally, place chicken breast into the pot and make sure it is submerged into the liquid. Bring to a boil.
  6. Turn heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
  7. While soup is simmering, prepare ramen noodles by following the instructions on the package.
  8. When ramen noodles are done cooking, rinse with cold water and set aside.
  9. Remove chicken breast from the pot, shred it, and add it right back into the pot.
  10. Add lime slices and green onions to the soup.
  11. If serving the soup immediately, add ramen noodles to the pot, bring soup to another boil, and then serve.
  12. If meal prepping the soup or eating it later, store ramen noodles separate from the soup and combine the soup and noodles right before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 recipe Calories: 355 Sugar: 7 Sodium: 833 Fat: 17 Carbohydrates: 31 Fiber: 3 Protein: 20
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SoupMethod: Stove TopCuisine: Asian

Keywords: asian chicken noodle soup