Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s been an Asian kind of day. Nagomi Sushi’s Bento Box for a work lunch outing. I love lots of different tastes on one plate. Everything was great! Nagomi was empty when we arrived at 11:45 and nearly full by the time we left an hour later; service was prompt and accurate. Good food and good value.

Still not sure what the yellow half-moons were. Beets maybe? I ate ‘em and they tasted good. ::shrugs::

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For dinner I made Asian Chicken Noodle Soup, using a recipe from Taste of Home.

I began with veggie goodness paired with a favorite cooking ingredient of mine: toasted sesame oil.

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Next I added chicken broth, teriyaki sauce, and Sriracha. The recipe calls for 1/4 cup of “chili garlic sauce.” Is that Sriracha!? I don’t know. In any case, four tablespoons of Sriracha is approximately equal to one shitton, so I instead added one modest tablespoon, which still seemed like a lot, and added a decent amount of heat and flavor.

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Flavorful Asian-inspired ingredients. I substituted sliced white button mushrooms for shiitakes, since my grocery store did not have any shiitakes in stock.

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One of Rachael Ray’s favorite ingredients: celery leaves!

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Mr. Basil III is still a short little guy, so I bought some basil for this soup.

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..And the Asian spin on noodles: wonton wrappers cut into strips.

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These were oddly fun to slice. Hey, a girl’s gotta get her kicks somewhere.

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Loved it! One-pot dinners are a good thing. The huz rated this Asian Chicken Noodle Soup and 8.5 out of 10, and I tend to agree with his rating.

Next time I might cut back on the teriyaki sauce. My other recommendation is to add the wonton strips in batches to avoid clumping. Clumping is pretty much inevitable though, and it’s not a bad thing.

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NoteCurrently listening to: 9 Crimes – Damien Rice.

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2 thoughts on “Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

  1. Pingback: Rich Chicken Soup + Chicken Soup Recipe Round-Up « Meg.Goes.Nom.Nom.

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