Gluten-Free Chicken Ramen Noodles

These Gluten-Free Chicken Ramen Noodles are perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Transform leftover chicken into a flavor-packed soup everyone will love!

gluten-free chicken ramen noodles

Hi friends!

If you’ve been around a while, you know I’m a big fan of food prep. I often prep lots of different components and then mix and match them during the week for easy meals. One of the things I cook almost every weekend is a batch of chicken. I most often use it for quick salads and rice bowls, but now that the weather is getting colder, I’ve started craving soup.

These gluten-free chicken ramen noodles have become my favorite way to repurpose leftover chicken into a new meal. It comes together quickly on the stovetop, has lots of flavor and a lot of the ingredients are pantry staples. The only one I need to make a special effort to buy is baby bok choy. While it’s a veggie I really enjoy, it’s not one I buy every week. So I try to make an effort to toss it in the cart every few weeks just so I can make this. 

Gluten-Free Ramen Noodles with Chicken

Let’s talk about the ingredients:

  • Cooked chicken- I use leftover chicken for this recipe to make it quick but you could also cook the chicken right before making the soup
  • Baby bok choy – you can sub spinach
  • Carrots – in this batch i sliced them thinly but you can also grate or spiralize them into noodles to help them cook more quickly.
  • Ginger – You can either use grated fresh ginger or a ginger paste from Gourmet Gardens (easy to keep in the fridge so you always have it on hand)
  • Garlic- for flavor!
  • Tamari – I use tamari to keep it gluten-free. You may sub soy sauce if you don’t need it to be gluten-free
  • Eggs – these are optional but if you like soft-boiled eggs you can boil them right in the same pot as the noodles.
  • Ramen noodles- my favorite gluten-free option is Lotus Foods Brown Rice ramen
  • Hot sauce – I love the jalapeno condiment from Yellowbird.

gluten-free ramen noodles with chicken

More recipes ideas:

If you like the sounds of this recipe, here are a few more you could try:

  • Sausage and White Bean Soup
  • White Chicken Chili
  • Sweet Potato Chicken Chili
  • Turkey and White Bean Soup

How to Make Gluten-Free Ramen

The key things to note about this recipe that make it gluten-free are the tamari and the noodles. Tamari is a gluten-free sub for soy sauce which is commonly used in ramen recipes and not all ramen noodles are gluten-free so just make sure to check if you use a brand besides Lotus foods. Also, check to make sure your broth is gluten-free.

Here’s how you make it:

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Gluten-Free Chicken Ramen Noodles

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These Gluten-Free Chicken Ramen Noodles are perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Transform leftover chicken into a flavor-packed soup everyone will love!

  • Author: Lindsay

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 Tbps grated fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups baby bok choy, chopped (approx 1 bunch)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced carrots (or spiralized)
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup tamari (sub soy sauce if not gluten-free)
  • 3 blocks Lotus Foods Brown Rice ramen
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 eggs, optional
  • hot sauce and salt to taste

Instructions

  1. In a Dutch oven or pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, ginger and carrots and saute 5 minutes.
  3. Add bok choy, chicken, broth and tamari and bring to boil.
  4. Reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Meanwhile, heat water for ramen in a separate pot. Bring to a boil.
  6. Add ramen and eggs if you want soft boiled eggs.
  7. Cook six minutes, then move eggs to ice bath and drain water from ramen.
  8. Taste broth and add hot sauce and salt as needed. Peel eggs.
  9. Put noodles into bowls, add broth mixture. Top with a soft boiled egg and green onions.

Notes

Can sub spinach for bok choy – just don’t add until the very end. You can also throw in some peas if you want.

If you don’t need gluten-free, use regular soy sauce and whatever ramen noodles you want.

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This quick and easy meal is definitely a favorite in our weeknight rotation.

These Gluten-Free Chicken Ramen Noodles are perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Transform leftover chicken into a flavor-packed soup everyone will love!

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–


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