This Stovetop Chicken and Noodles recipe is comfort food at its best! Creamy, hearty, and oh-so-easy, this is a dinner you’ll find yourself making again and again.
Prep Time15 minutesmins
Cook Time45 minutesmins
Total Time1 hourhr
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Keyword: easy chicken dinners, stovetop chicken and noodles
Author: Kasey Schwartz
2poundsboneless chicken breasts
4cupschicken broth (32 ounces)
2(10-ounce) cans cream of chicken soup
1(12-ounce) bag egg noodles
Add broth, water, salt and remaining spices to a large pot or dutch oven then mix well.
Place chicken breasts and butter into broth, cover, then heat over medium heat until broth starts to boil. Reduce heat to low then continue cooking, covered, for 30 minutes. Remove chicken from broth to cool.
Shred the chicken with two forks; set aside.
Add cream of chicken soup to broth then whisk until smooth. Bring to a boil then add egg noodles and return the chicken to the pot.
Once simmering, reduce heat to medium, cover then cook for 2-5 minutes or until the noodles are approximately halfway done
Turn off the burner, keep covered, then let the pot rest until the noodles are done and the sauce has thickened.
The amount of time needed for the noodles to finish cooking can range from 5 minutes to 20 depending on the size, thickness, quality, variety, etc. of the noodles.