Spicy Miso Soup with Poached Chicken and Noodles

Spicy miso soup is the perfect comfort meal for chilly days. The aromatic, flavorsome broth is perfect with poached chicken and noodles.

Spicy Miso Soup with Poached Chicken and Noodles

Ingredients

Full recipe with amounts can be found in the recipe card below.

  • Chicken stock or broth.
  • Miso paste.
  • Soy sauce. Use Tamari or Coconut Aminos as substitute.
  • Lemon juice. 
  • Red onion. 
  • Garlic cloves. 
  • Fresh ginger. 
  • Spring onion/Scallion.

To serve: 

  • Poached chicken. I poach the chicken in the broth but you can use leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken too.
  • Noodles. 
  • Chilli oil. 
  • Cilantro/coriander.
Spicy miso broth.

How to make Miso soup

  1. Make the broth: Combine Chicken stock, miso paste, soy sauce. lemon juice, the red onion, garlic, ginger and spring onion in a large pot. Set over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Cover with a lid and allow to simmer for 20 minutes then strain. Taste and adjust seasoning by adding more soy sauce and lemon juice, if necessary.
  2. Prepare add-ins: Poach the chicken in the broth or slice cooked chicken and cook the noodles then drain.
  3. Assemble: Place the noodles in deep bowls and top with the sliced chicken. Pour over the hot broth then serve with a generous spoonful of chilli oil and fresh herbs.

Can I make this ahead?

Absolutely. The broth can be made and refrigerated for up to a week or frozen for up to 3 months.

Is Miso soup gluten free?

Miso is usually gluten free but make sure to double check the ingredient list for wheat, barley, etc. Also make sure to use Tamari or Coconut Aminos as soy sauce contains gluten.

Spicy Miso Soup with Poached Chicken and Noodles

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Spicy Miso Soup with Poached Chicken and Noodles

Spicy Miso soup with poached chicken and noodles

Spicy miso soup is the perfect comfort meal for chilly days. The aromatic, flavorsome broth is perfect with poached chicken and noodles.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese
Keyword: Miso broth, Miso soup, Miso soup recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Calories: 367kcal
Author: Alida Ryder
Servings: 6

Ingredients

For the broth

  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Miso (heaped tablespoons)
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce + more for seasoning if necessary
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice + more for seasoning if necessary
  • 1 red onion halved
  • 6 garlic cloves bruised
  • 4 slices fresh ginger

For the soup

  • noodles
  • poached chicken
  • chilli oil
  • coriander/cilantro

Instructions

  • Combine Chicken stock, miso paste, soy sauce. lemon juice, the red onion, garlic, ginger and spring onion in a large pot.
  • Set over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
  • Cover with a lid and allow to simmer for 20 minutes then strain. Taste and adjust seasoning by adding more soy sauce and lemon juice, if necessary. 
  • Poach the chicken in the broth or slice cooked chicken and cook the noodles then drain. 
  • Place the noodles in deep bowls and top with the sliced chicken. Pour over the hot broth then serve with a generous spoonful of chilli oil and fresh herbs. 

Nutrition

Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 2359mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 3mg