This tasty stovetop chicken recipe is quick and easy and can be adapted to use what you have on hand—just about everything about it can be changed as needed or desired. Add more or less chicken, noodles, vegetables, or even broth, or change the vegetables and/or seasonings for variety or personal preference.
Preferred seasonings to taste, salt, pepper, adobo, Montreal Chicken Seasoning, etc.
1tablespooncorn starch if needed for thickening
Heat the broth in a large saucepan or pot.
While it is heating, heat the butter in a fry pan and cook the onion and mushrooms.
When the broth is boiling, add the egg noodles and cook according to package directions.
In the last 5 minutes of cooking, add the chicken, onions, mushrooms, cream of chicken soup, seasonings. Stir gently until cream soup is mixed in and everything is heated through. If needed, add corn starch to thicken.
Variations:Mexican – Use cumin and cilantro for seasonings and add any combination of corn, black olives, black beans, or green chilies; use corn tortilla strips instead of pasta (shorten cooking time)Italian – Use Italian seasoning, basil, or oregano for seasonings and add any combination of tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, or roasted red peppers; use hearty pasta shapes like orecchiette instead of egg noodlesFrench – Use garlic salt for seasoning and add mushrooms, capers, lemon juice, and white wine; use linguini or fettuccine instead of egg noodles