Kid Friendly Chicken Fideo Recipe

Kid Friendly Easy Chicken Fideo

Easy Chicken Fideo recipe that even the picky eaters and kids will love. Simple ingredients and one-pan cooking! What is not to like?




  1. Gather ingredients, Fideo pasta, chicken stock, chopped rotisserie chicken, tomato paste, your favorite Mexican seasoning blend, and some canola or olive oil to brown the pasta.
  2. In a large skillet that has a lid, add oil and cook on low- medium heat.  Add Fideo and stir until noodles are coated in oil. Keep stirring noodles as they brown. 
  3. Add chicken broth and tomato paste and bring to a boil. 
  4. Next, add Mexican seasoning (or spice blend recommended in recipe card below) and chopped chicken and stir. 
  5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes until noodles are soft and it absorbs the chicken stock.
  6. Serve warm and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro, queso fresco, or shredded cheddar cheese. Just add your favorites!


Tip for browning Fideo (noodles) –  Do not leave the browning noodles unattended, it can go from toasty golden brown to blackish brown pretty quickly. Keep moving the pasta in the pan to help brown evenly.

Keywords: Chicken Fideo, Fideo Seco, Kid, One Pan Chicken Recipe

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