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You’re not going to believe this, but our forecast here in Michigan is predicting that we will be experiencing the coldest windchills in Michigan in over 25 years 😯 . That means -35 to -40 windchill factor. School has already been closed, and even our oldest’s college has closed shop for 2 days. In fact, I just picked her up because this week will pretty much be a Christmas break all over again (especially since I re-did our tree 😆 –click here to see it). With all of THAT being said, a big bowl of hot savory soup is what folks really need to warm up. My very quick & simple “Rotisserie Chicken Noodle Soup” is my daughter’s favorite soup, and I make it for her almost every Sunday to take back to school with her. My husband also loves it and always steals as much as he can before she leaves.
You may be wondering why I use a rotisserie chicken in lieu of a fresh or leftover chicken. Well, I have many reasons, really.
- I find a full rotisserie chicken gives the broth the best depth in flavor. I use the rotisserie chickens from Costco because they are my favorite tasting. They don’t have that “smokey” fake flavor you’ll find in some grocery store rotisserie chickens. Kroger is another one I like.
- It’s FASTER. I’ve actually made this soup in 1 hour flat, and it tastes like I have been preparing it all day.
- The meat is extremely tasty and tender, and there’s a lot of it. As proof, when I made the soup in the photos I gave a little sample to my daughter when I was taking it off the bone and we both agreed that it tasted like lobster.
- Less risk of salmonella bacteria because the chicken comes to my house already cooked. I have 1 chicken delivered every Friday, I am not joking! Here’s how rotisserie chickens are delivered to my front door in case you are interested.
Have I convinced you yet? I sure hope so. As a bonus, I’m leaving my Mom’s homemade Polish noodle recipe at the bottom of this post.
Stay warm, and stay tuned for a really pretty Valentine’s Day table for two! I am photographing it tomorrow 😀 .