Soba Noodles with Chicken

  • Preparation time:
  • 15 min
  • Total time:
  • 30 min
  • Serves:
  • 4
Soba Noodles with Chicken

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Soba Noodles with Chicken

Free of fat and cholesterol, soba (or buckwheat) noodles are a great, healthy alternative to traditional pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. soba noodles
  • 3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger , grated
  • 1 tsp garlic , grated
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup (about 2) cooked chicken thighs , shredded
  • 1 cup carrots , julienned
  • 1 cup snow pea pods , julienned
  • 1/2 cup green onion , thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp toasted black sesame seeds

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add soba noodles and cook for 3 to 5 min or until al dente. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water before draining and rinsing noodles in ice-cold water.
  • Combine soy sauce, vinegar, honey, sesame oil, ginger and garlic in a large bowl. Whisk in the canola oil. Add soba noodles and toss to combine. Add the chicken, carrots, snow peas and green onions, and toss to incorporate, adding a bit of the reserved pasta water to loosen as needed. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September/October 2018 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 442
  • Protein
  • 20 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 58 g
  • Fat
  • 17 g
  • Fibre
  • 4 g
  • Sodium
  • 829 mg
  • Excellent source of
  • magnesium
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