Alton Brown's Chicken Noodle Soup

  • prep time30 min
  • total time 37 min
  • serves 4
Alton Brown
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While the canned stuff is easy to buy, it's not terribly healthy or nutritious. Alton's recipe features a version of chicken noodle soup you can make in almost no time at all with real ingredients and loads of flavour.

36 Ratings
Directions for: Alton Brown's Chicken Noodle Soup


4 cups chicken stock, home made or store bought

¾ cup diced onion

¾ cup diced celery

1 Tbsp minced garlic

2 oz dried egg noodles, cooked to al dente

½ tsp finely chopped tarragon leaves

2 tsp finely chopped fresh parsley leaves

Lemon halves, for serving


1. Bring stock to boil for 2 minutes in a large, non-reactive stockpot with lid on, over high heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic. Lower heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Add noodles and cook 5 more minutes. Remove from heat and add herbs and salt and pepper, to taste. Serve with lemon halves and add squeeze of lemon juice if desired.

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