Super Easy Asian Chicken Macaroni Soup (Instant Pot or Stove-top)

Super Easy Asian Chicken Macaroni Soup (Instant Pot or Stove-top)

Course: Entree
Cuisine: Asian Fusion
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Marvellina
An easy Asian-style macaroni soup recipe that many seeks comfort in, from kids to adults. It can be made with Instant Pot or stove-top. A wonderful recipe for busy weeknight dinner.
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  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs trim off excess fat, cut into bite size
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups macaroni uncooked
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled and bruised
  • 2 large carrots peeled and cut into large chunks if cooking with instant pot and dice into smaller pieces if cooking on the stove
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels




Cooking with Instant Pot:

  • Place all the ingredients, except for salt and the garnish, in the insert of the instant pot. Give it a stir. Close the lid. Turn the steam release handle to seal. Press Pressure Cook and set on high pressure. Set the timer to 5 minutes. It will take about 5-10 minutes to pressurize and then the timer will start. When 5 minutes cooking time is done, carefully turn the valve to release pressure immediately. Season with salt to your taste

Cooking on stove top:

  • Bring chicken stock to a boil and then add in chicken pieces and the rest of the ingredients, except for macaroni, salt and the garnish. Bring it back to a boil and then lower the heat to let it gently simmer for about 15 minutes
  • While the chicken is cooking, bring a pot of water to a boil and cook macaroni according to instruction. Drain and set aside
  • After 15 minutes, add macaroni to the soup and season with salt to your taste. 


  • Garnish with chopped green onions and crispy shallots (if using)