Add onions, garlic, and bay leaf and cook until onions begin to soften and slightly brown. I’m adding this to this week’s menu . When cooking with bone-in meat I have to cook it for a lot longer to make sure it cooks through, but at the risk of mushy noodles. If you can’t find fideo in the Hispanic foods section of your grocery store, use broken pieces of angel hair or vermicelli. But sit back and let them have at it: You’ll know that underneath lies the jammy, tomato-y, super savory, tender noodles that just might be the best part. Egg. Fideos With Chicken Thighs and Kale With a crispy top hiding a layer of jammy, tomato-y noodles, this one-skillet meal is anything but one-note. Seems like little changes, but I think it changes the flavor. Garnish with sliced green onion and serve. Simply put, fideos means “noodles” in Spanish. But the word actually refers to a particular kind of noodle—short and golden, with vermicelli-like thinness—as well as to specific dishes.
There's flavor at every stage. However when I was flipping through my copy of Eva’s Kitchen, by Eva Longoria, her recipe for Sopa de Fideo kept catching my eye. Plus it’s all made in one pan, so there’s less to clean up! Restaurant recommendations you trust. Ramen. However, regular chicken broth works just fine. This is one of those recipes that I like more and more every time I make it. There’s room in our hearts for all of the types of noodles in the world—and fideos are no exception. 3 cooked chicken breasts (about 2 c.) In a large deep skillet using medium heat, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and cover with a lid, simmering for about 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked and liquid is reduced to a thick sauce. In this application, fideos are not boiled at all, but rather simmered in a rich, flavorful broth for a finished product that’s similar to paella in that it’s smoky, tomato-y, and umami-packed, with various protein and vegetable add-ins. Adapted from Eva Longoria’s “Sopa de Fideo” recipe in Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking With Love for Family and Friends, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste, 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces, 3 to 3-1/2 cups broth made with Mazola tomato bouillon with chicken or regular chicken broth, 2 7-ounce cans Mexican hot tomato sauce or regular tomato sauce, 2 7-ounce bags fideo noodles or equivalent amount angel hair or vermicelli pasta broken into 3-inch pieces, 1 stalk green onion, both white and green parts, sliced.