Slow Cooker: Chicken Udon Soup

  • Serves:
10
  • Prep:
15 min
  • Cook:
8 hr

It’s time to bust out the slow cooker and give this Chicken Udon Soup a go!

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (~2kg)
  • 500ml water
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 300ml Chinese cooking wine
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) oyster sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 30g fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 long red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 440g packet fresh Udon noodles
  • 3 large bunches bok choy (~660g)
  • 600g choy sum

Method

  1. Rinse chicken under cold water, both inside and out. Pat dry with a paper towel and set aside
  2. In a large slow cooker, combine water, stock, Chinese cooking wine, sauces, garlic, ginger, spices and chilli
  3. Add chicken and cook, covered on low for ~8 hours
  4. Remove the chicken and set aside
  5. Pour the slow cooker contents through a fine sieve into a large saucepan or bowl. Discard the solids and return the strained liquid back to your slow cooker
  6. Turn to high, then add the udon noodles, cooking to al dente
  7. Next, add the Asian greens to the slow cooker for 1-2 minutes until just starting to wilt. Remove immediately
  8. Divide the chicken into bowls, serve with noodles, Asian greens, then pour over the broth
  9. Garnish with additional chilli if desired.

Optional: Add extra veggies if desired

Nutrition

Per Serve

Energy:

2545kJ
(608kcal)

Protein:

43g

Fat:

34g
(saturated 11g)

Carbohydrate:

28g

Fibre:

8g

Sodium:

1428mg

Fruit:

0

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Vegetables:

1

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