Chicken Noodle Soup- unexpected comfort

Chicken Noodle Soup- unexpected comfort

p Unexpected comfort. That can be a hug from someone, a nice comment, your son drying the dishes before you get home from work..! or a bowl of Chicken Noodle Soup. This is the simplest most comforting soup. No tricky ingredients. This soup is for my treasured friend who Julia lives in the Bay of Islands in a little town called Kerikeri, Northland , New Zealand.  There are no Asian supermarkets or any real speciality stores.  Julia is gearing up to her busiest time of year as director at Northland Tourism, she can be found most of the time in Paihia, at the information centre. This seaside town in the centre of the Bay of Islands is a laid back holiday town and lots of fun in the summer. She is going to.../p

Ingredients

  • 2 litres( 2.10 quarts ) of water or chicken stock ( I used 1/2 water 1/2 store bought chicken stock- Campbells low salt)
  • 1 x 1.2 kg freerange chicken ( 2.64lb)
  • 5 stalks of green onion ( shallots)
  • 25 gm (1 Tablspoon) grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup light soy ( if available other wise plain old soy sauce)*
  • 1 small carrot shredded or julienned
  • 1 packet of 5 minute noodles (85gm or 3.00oz)
  • 1 cup of beansprouts
  • 1 Tablespoon of grated ginger
  • 1-2 stalks green shallots shredded ( julienned)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken shredded
  • 1 cup or picked coriander
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • salt
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