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Chicken Noodle Skillet

Have a cold? Planning a feast for family or friends? Enjoy this holiday lifesaver dish (even before the holidays!) from the new cookbook, Holiday Secrets.


2 tsp vegetable oil

1 cup onion, chopped

2 cups cooked chicken breast, without skin, cubed

2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (peas and carrots or vegetable soup combo)

2 cups uncooked ribbon noodles

2 cups chicken broth (low sodium if possible)

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon oregano

Black pepper to taste


1. Heat vegetable oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

2. Sauté the onion for a few minutes; then add the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil.

3. Lower heat and cover the pan.

4. Simmer until the noodles are tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.

5. Serve hot.

Chef’s Notes:

We found some really large handmade noodles for this recipe that gave it a real home-style feel. The garnish is chopped parsley and a little black pepper. Making this recipe is a great way to use up leftover chicken from the night before.

Serves 4.

Each serving: 1 cup.

Per Serving:

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories: 291, Total Fat: 6.5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 90mg, Sodium: 213mg, Carbohydrates: 27g, Dietary Fiber: 5g, Protein: 30g

Total Preparation & Cooking Time:
30 min. (10 Prep, 20 Cook)

About the Author:

Judy Doherty, PC II is the chef and Publisher of Food and Health Communications. Judy became interested in cooking at an early age, when she helped her grandmother in the kitchen.
She graduated 2nd in her class from the Culinary Institute of America. Judy attended the Fachschule Richemont in Lucerne, Switzerland, where she studied pastry arts and baking. She has many awards including the prestigious American Culinary Federation Gold Medal. She has ProChef II Certification from the CIA.
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Elisa Zied is a nationally recognized and award-winning health and nutrition expert, author, speaker, and spokesperson. A trusted source of food, nutrition, and health information, Elisa has garnered millions of media impressions, lending her expertise and real-world perspective to dozens of TV shows, web sites, news organizations and magazines. She’s the author of four nutrition books. An avid walker, she loves motivating others to #moveitorloseit. A book lover, she recently earned a certificate in children’s literature from Stony Brook Southampton and is currently working on several young adult novels. You can find her previous Food, Fitness & Fiction posts here and connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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