Chicken, corn and noodle soup
SERVES 4 PREP + COOK TIME 30 MINUTES
1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 medium onion (150g), chopped finely
2 cloves garlic, crushed
3cm piece fresh ginger (15g), grated 1 litre (4 cups) chicken stock
2 cups (500ml) water
125g canned creamed corn
420g canned corn kernels, rinsed, drained
125g dried wheat noodles
350g chicken breast fillets, sliced thinly 2 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
100g baby spinach leaves
4 spring onions, chopped coarsely
1 Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat; cook onion, garlic and ginger, stirring, 5 minutes or until onion softens.
2 Add stock, the water, creamed corn and corn kernels to the pan; cover, bring to the boil over high heat.
3 Reduce heat to low-medium; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
4 Carefully break the noodles in half and add to the pan. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Stir to separate noodles.
5 Add chicken to the pan with soy sauce; simmer, uncovered, 1 minute or until chicken is cooked through. Add extra soy sauce to taste, if needed.
6 Stir in spinach; season to taste.
Using a ladle, divide the soup between bowls. Sprinkle with spring onion.