Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles

Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles is easily to the table in 30 minutes. Use time-savers like bagged, pretrimmed sugar snap peas for this quick one-dish meal.


Serves 4

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 371
Fat 8.7 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 34.5 g
Carbohydrate 36.8 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 82 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 635 mg
Calcium 32 mg


2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
3 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray
6 ounces uncooked soba noodles
1 1/2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed and halved diagonally
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
2 green onions, thinly sliced


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken; cook 10 minutes or until done, turning after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Thinly slice across the grain.

2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add noodles; cook 2 minutes. Add peas; cook 1 minute or until noodles are tender. Drain. Combine rice vinegar and next 3 ingredients in a bowl. Add noodle mixture; toss to coat. Arrange about 1 cup noodle mixture in each of 4 shallow bowls. Top each serving with about 3 1/2 ounces chicken. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and onions.

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

July 2013
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