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First Lady of Ohio Fran DeWine shares chicken and noodle recipe amid coronavirus pandemic




Photo: Fran DeWine

The First Lady of Ohio, Fran DeWine, is sharing her homemade chicken noodle soup recipe with fellow Ohioans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“Chicken and noodles is truly a DeWine comfort food. Just about any time you come to our house for a big gathering, I’ll probably make a pot of chicken and noodles,” Fran DeWine said.

She is encouraging families to spend time together during this period of social distancing.

Below is the chicken and noodles recipe from Fran. Enjoy!

Fran’s Famous Chicken & Noodles


  • 3 c. flour
  • 1 t. salt
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 qt. chicken broth
  • 2-3 c. chopped, cooked chicken


  1. Mix flour, salt and eggs until it comes together to form a ball. (Can add a little flour or water if needed.)
  2. Divide into 2 balls. Roll each one out on a heavily floured surface.
  3. Dust each circle with flour, cut into quarters, and stack on top of each other.
  4. Roll up. Slice into noodles about 1/4″ wide.
  5. Spread out on floured counter and let dry for a short while.
  6. Bring chicken broth to boil.
  7. Drop in a few noodles at a time, letting broth come back to boil.
  8. Add chicken and simmer 15-20 minutes.
  9. Add more broth if necessary.
  10. Serve.

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