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Easy noodle soup

This quick and easy soup is the perfect lunchtime meal for kids - satisfying and healthy too

  • Prep: 15 mins
    Cook: 8 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
  • Calories 241
  • Carbohydrates 36
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 18
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 2
  • Salt 2.03

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 241
  • Carbohydrates 36
  • Saturated Fat 1
  • Sugar 7
  • Protein 18
  • Fat 4
  • Fibre 2
  • Salt 2.03

Ingredients

  • 500ml low salt vegetable stock (from a cube is fine)
  • small piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 2 tsp soy sauce and 2 tsp sugar
  • 85g leftover cooked chicken, shredded
  • handful mixed vegetables (try beansprouts, sweetcorn, sliced carrot and mangetout)
  • 150g pack straight-to-wok noodles (or use 85g/3oz dried, cooked according to pack instructions)
  • 2 spring onions, sliced, to serve
  • juice 1 lime

Method

  1. Put stock, ginger, garlic, soy sauce and sugar in a saucepan, then heat. Simmer for 5 mins. Take off the heat, pour into a microwave-safe bowl, then cool. Throw in chicken and veg, cover, then chill for up to a day.

  2. When ready to eat, remove from fridge, then add the cooked noodles. Microwave on High for 2 mins, stir, then cook for 1 min more or until piping hot. Divide between two bowls or mugs, sprinkle with spring onions and add the lime juice.

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