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Asian Chicken Noodle Bowl

Rated as 4.28 out of 5 Stars

"If you enjoy Asian cooking, you might want to make your own five-spice blend to keep on hand. Simply mix equal amounts of star anise, fennel, cinnamon, cloves and Szechwan peppercorns and grind to a powder."
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servings 382 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine five-spice powder, pepper and salt in cup. Wash hands. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Rub spices onto chicken. Wash hands.
  2. Heat oil in 2-quart stockpot over medium-high. Add chicken and cook about 5 minutes or until browned on all sides. Add garlic and cook about 1 minute or until fragrant. Add chicken broth and soy sauce; cover and bring to a boil. Uncover, reduce heat to simmer and cook 3 minutes. Add pasta; simmer 1 minute or until tender. Add spinach; stir just until wilted.


  • SERVING SUGGESTION: Ladle individual servings into deep bowls and top with thinly sliced green onions. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • TIP
  • To substitute Tyson Individually Fresh Frozen® Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs, rinse off ice glaze before cutting and increase cooking time by about one-third.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 382 calories; 8.9 g fat; 39.1 g carbohydrates; 35.3 g protein; 146 mg cholesterol; 590 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

The soup was easy to prepare. The 5-spice powder has a distinct and strong flavor (either you'll love it or hate it!) so do not over-use. My 6 year old son really loved the broth and noodles. ...

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We weren't thrilled with this one. I agree with those who complained about the broth--it washed the spice off my chicken. I found the recipe somewhat bland--maybe reducing the broth and adding...

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The soup was easy to prepare. The 5-spice powder has a distinct and strong flavor (either you'll love it or hate it!) so do not over-use. My 6 year old son really loved the broth and noodles. ...

Really good, I did add sliced mushrooms, sliced green, red and yellow peppers and onions; we like more vegetables. Next time I will spice it up with a few drops of chili oil.

Thanks for a wonderful idea for dinner. I read this about a week ago and thought it would be a good way to use up all my stir fry veggies. This recipe is so easy that I didn't need to revisit it...

This recipe is very fast, easy to make, healthy, and delicious! It's closer than anything I've found to the little Japanese noodle shops in Honolulu. I didn't have the five-spice powder on han...

This was great! So easy to make! I added some Oyster Sauce and it was good. My husband loved this. Next time I might add some more spinach - my husband and I love spinach. I would strongly sugge...

YUM! great, easy recipe. Follow the noodle guidelines though, I added too many.

I LOVED this recipe. The five-spice powder lent a wonderful extra flavor and frankly made the recipe! The leftovers went fast...

Excellent!! Fast and easy to make and so tasty!! I didn't add a thing to it and it was so good!! I will follow some of the other reviewers suggestions however next time and add green onions, ...

This is our favorite soup. We follow the recipe exactly, and it comes out wonderful. SOmetimes I substitute chard and I like to top with garlic chives, makes it look pretty, I wouldn't change...