Amish Chicken and Noodles
I love this amazing recipe! Amish Chicken and Noodles uses only a handful of ingredients and can be prepared in about 30 minutes or less. EASY, EASY, E-A-S-Y!!! Yay. That’s a real win-win for me especially when I’m short on time. This delightful recipe uses real Amish noodles. I purchased mine at Wal-Mart in Cedar Hill, Texas, for $2.38. A little more expensive than regular noodles, but oh, so worth it. The recipe also uses chopped chicken. I used two containers of chicken that we purchased at Kroger. I diced it up small. It also used a stick of butter, two quarts of chicken broth and a can of cream of chicken soup. What gives Amish Chicken and Noodles the spectacular flavor is Tony’s Creole Seasoning. 😮
Seriously?? Amish Chicken and Noodles with Tony’s Creole Seasoning??? Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes. 🙂 It is absolutely terrific and makes the noodles so mouthwatering you won’t believe it. You’re probably wondering why two quarts of chicken broth? Well, Amish noodles are much thicker than regular noodles in the grocery aisle. They absorb a LOT of liquid, especially if the pot of noodles sits out for any length of time or you refrigerate them. They also taste a whole lot better.
I got this recipe from a gal who lives in our neighborhood. We handed out gift bags of cookies for Christmas last year. John helped her recover some pictures she’d lost on her computer too. So they invited us over for dinner one Saturday night a month or so ago. Wow, talk about being treated like kings and queens! Linda made nine, yes that’s right, nine different things for us to eat.
She served this amazing Amish Chicken and Noodles, Fried Green Beans, Baked Pineapple, Favorite Fruit Salad, yeast rolls, Deviled eggs, Brown Sugar-Glazed Carrots, a luscious Oreo Cookie Dessert and Boudin Balls. They picked up the Boudin Balls on their last trip to Louisiana. Oh my gosh, everything was so amazing. I wanted recipes! We had several servings of just about everything. The meal was heavenly.
Quite frankly, I’m usually the one who cooks for everyone else. It really felt nice to be spoiled by that fantastic dinner. She went to so much work to show us her appreciation. Plus, we really enjoyed just getting to know them a little bit.
Linda showed me her self-published cookbook that she had put together for family and friends several years ago. She made it specifically for her daughters-in-law who wanted to make their husband’s favorite family recipes. I started looking through it and drooled over the recipes. Finally, I got the courage to ask her to allow me to borrow the cookbook so I could copy some of the recipes and make them. (She sold all of the original cookbooks years ago).
I felt like I had hit the goldmine with Linda’s cookbook. I thought I’d seen almost all the old-fashioned recipes circa 1940s, 50s, 60s & 70s over the years. But out of about 500 recipes, I think there were only 10 or 15 that I’d seen before. I can’t wait to start making some of Linda’s recipes! Linda’s from Louisiana so her recipes have that Cajun and Creole flair that’s just awesome.
She’s a Louisiana gal who met her Idaho husband in Pennsylvania years ago at a church retreat. She was asked to be the pianist and she ended up marrying the preacher. He us now a retired Nazarene preacher that does a lot of interim pastorates. They just took their camper and moved to Louisiana to do a pastorate there for a few months.
Anyway, this Amish Chicken and Noodles has been a big hit whenever I’ve made it. I made a double batch for our Friday night care group and they raved over it. I sent the leftovers to a family who had a baby. I also made this for another member at our church who just had a baby, and our next door neighbor who just had neck surgery.
As I stated earlier, this recipe is SO easy and quick, it’s perfect for quick meals to take to others or for your own family meals. We loved the Creole flair to Amish Chicken and Noodles. If you need a quick comfort food recipe, this recipe can’t be beat!
Amish Chicken and Noodles is so incredibly quick and easy to make.
I love 30-minute meals. This one’s absolutely terrific.
The thick Amish noodles absorb most of the liquid even though I used two quarts.
Amish Chicken and Noodles is amazing comfort food.
Here’s what I did.
I used these ingredients along with a little salt and pepper. I used two quarts of the chicken broth because the noodles absorbed so much liquid.
Pour chicken broth into a Dutch oven over medium high heat. Cover with lid and bring to a boil.
Add noodles and cook until done. The package said between 10-20 minutes. I though the noodles were cooked after 9 minutes.
Add butter, Tony’s Creole Seasoning and a can of cream of chicken soup. Stir to combine.
Chop up chicken rather fine.
Add chicken to broth with noodles and other ingredients. Stir to combine. Heat through about 3-5 minutes.
You will notice a big difference in this picture and after the noodles have set out about 10-15 minutes. They absorb most of the liquid.
See the difference? This is only a few minutes later. If you need to reheat the noodles later, you can add additional water if necessary.
Amish Chicken and Noodles is one of my go-to recipes to take to friends in need of a meal.
This is really a wonderful comfort food meal with Fried Green Beans. So yummy.
Amish Chicken and Noodles heat up well for leftovers.
Here’s the recipe.
AMISH CHICKEN AND NOODLES
(Recipe adapted from Linda Stiles, Ovilla, TX)
If you need a quick and easy weeknight meal, this is it!
Every bite of Amish Chicken and Noodles is so mouthwatering.