Chicken Noodle Broth

Ingredients: Serves 4

1 Chicken Crown or 2 Legs

2 Carrots pealed and diced

2 Celery sticks diced

1 Leek diced

2 Bay leaves

1 Packet of egg noodles (broken into small pieces)

2 Chicken stock cubes

250g Shitake or Oyster mushrooms sliced

1 Bunch of Wild Garlic

Soya Sauce

Olive Oil


• Heat a large saucepan over a medium heat, add a splash of Olive Oil

• Fry the leek, celery and carrots without colour for 2 mins

• Add the bay leaves, stock cubes and chicken crown

• Cover with cold water

• Bring to the boil and cover with a tight fitted lid, turn to a simmer and cook for 20 mins or until the chicken is cooked through

• When cooked remove from the heat and leave to cool. Once completely cool carefully remove the chicken from the stock with a slotted spoon. Remove all the chicken from the carcass and dice. Discard the carcass and skin.

• Bring the rest of the stock back to boil

• Add the egg noodles to the boiling stock and cook for 6 mins.

• Return the chopped chicken to the stock along with the mushrooms and heat through for 2 mins

• Add soya sauce to taste with chopped wild garlic leaves

• Serve