Chicken Zucchini Noodle Soup


Zucchini is a great substitute for  soba or egg noodles or even pasta. I added the Zucchini towards the end.  The soup has a tangy taste and  it taste’s delicious.


4 chicken thighs

1½ cups water

1 onion chopped

1 diced celery

1 red chilli diced

1 garlic clove crushed

400g canned tomatoes

1 tsp tomato paste

Pinch of smoked paprika

½ tsp ground cumin

1 Zucchini (use a potato peeler or a spiraliser to create noodle shape)

½ red capsicum diced

salt and pepper to season

A handful of coriander



Place the chicken and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.  Turn the heat off and let the chicken cook for a further 5 minutes, Remove the chicken from the stock and set aside.

Heat 1 tbsp. of olive oil, cook onion, celery, garlic, capsicum and chilli for 5 minutes.  Add the smoked paprika and cumin and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

Add the chicken stock and tomatoes and tomato paste and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.

Shred the chicken and add to the pan, add the zucchini noodles and cook for 2 minutes or until zucchini is soft.

Put heat off and add coriander.



This dish serves 2


Try theses dishes

Poached Chicken Soup

Poached Chicken Meatballs

Turmeric Chicken and Carrot Noodle