Spicy Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

A spicy Asian-inspired chicken noodle soup.

Adapted from epicurious.com

Spicy Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

About This Recipe

Yield:serves 6
Active time:35 minutes
Total time:45 minutes
This recipe appears in: Serious Entertaining: Comfort Me With Ginger


  • 24 fluid ounces chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha or other chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 3 inch strips
  • 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/8 inch strips
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 6 ounces soba noodles
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  1. 1

    In a large pot, combine broth, chili sauce, soy sauce, ginger, brown sugar, and lime juice. Bring to a boil then cook, boiling, for 5 minutes.

  2. 2

    Reduce heat to medium and add chicken and mushrooms. Let simmer for 15 minutes.

  3. 3

    While chicken is cooking, fill a medium pot with cold water. Bring water to a boil, and add soba noodles. Cook for four minutes, then drain noodles and set aside.

  4. 4

    Add scallions, snap peas, red pepper, and zest to broth. Let cook one minute. Take off heat.

  5. 5

    Divide noodles among serving bowls, then ladle in soup. Garnish with cilantro.


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