My attempt at making some authentic Chinese food, a very simple yet tasty chicken noodle soup. Although to be honest i’m not entirely sure how authentic it actually is! I loosely followed the recipe found at http: //www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1869/chicken-noodle-soup.
Step 1. Get your ingredients:
- 2 skinless chicken breasts
- 1.5 Ltr chicken stock
- 3 or 4 mushrooms
- 3 or 4 spring onions
- 1 small tin of sweetcorn
- some soy sauce
- some ground ginger
- 1 or 2 cloves of garlic
- around 250g of Chinese noodles
Step 2. Add the chicken breasts, finely chopped garlic and ground ginger to the chicken stock. Bring to boil then simmer for 15-20 mins.
Step 3. Remove the chicken breasts from the pot and shred using two forks (you could chop it neatly if you prefer… or have OCD) then put it back in with the stock. Next, add the chopped mushrooms, most of the spring onions, the sweetcorn, two tablespoons of soy sauce and the noodles. Bring back to boil and simmer for another 5 minutes.
Step 4. Ladle into however many bowls you need, sprinkle on some more chopped spring onions and enjoy.
I had mine with some vegetable spring rolls and prawn crackers (neither of which i made i’m ashamed to say) and it was great.
It might not be the most adventurous chinese cooking but all in all its a good quick and easy recipe if you feel like a quick bite to eat!