Chicken Noodle Soup with Homemade Egg Noodles

Making chicken noodle soup with homemade egg noodles can be a delightful and rewarding culinary experience. Here’s a basic recipe to guide you through the process:


For the Egg Noodles:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the Chicken Noodle Soup:

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 8 cups chicken broth (homemade or store-bought)
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


1. Prepare the Homemade Egg Noodles:

a. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt.

b. Create a well in the center and crack the eggs into it.

c. Use a fork to gradually incorporate the flour into the eggs until a dough forms.

d. Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth and elastic. Wrap it in plastic wrap and let it rest for at least 30 minutes.

e. Roll out the dough on a floured surface until thin. Cut the dough into thin strips to form your egg noodles.

f. Allow the noodles to dry for about 15-30 minutes.

2. Make the Chicken Noodle Soup:

a. In a large pot, bring the chicken pieces and chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the chicken is cooked through.

b. Remove the chicken from the pot, shred it, and set aside.

c. In the same pot, add carrots, celery, onion, garlic, and bay leaf. Simmer until the vegetables are tender.

d. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.

e. Add the homemade egg noodles to the pot and cook until they are tender. This usually takes about 5-8 minutes, but it can vary depending on the thickness of your noodles.

f. Return the shredded chicken to the pot and simmer until everything is heated through.

g. Remove the bay leaf and discard it.

3. Serve:

a. Ladle the hot soup into bowls.

b. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley.

c. Serve and enjoy your delicious homemade chicken noodle soup with egg noodles!

Feel free to adjust the quantities of vegetables, seasoning, or noodles to suit your taste preferences. This recipe allows for customization and creativity in the kitchen. Enjoy your comforting bowl of homemade goodness!

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