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Spicy Soba Noodles with Chicken in Peanut Sauce

Photo: Randy Mayor
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Classic Asian flavors come together to create a quick and easy chicken dish with spicy soba noodles that you can have on the dinner table in no time.


  • 1 carrot, peeled
  • 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 5 cups cooked soba (about 10 ounces uncooked buckwheat noodles)
  • 6 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 6 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 398
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 11.4 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 5.2 g
  • polyfat 3.6 g
  • protein 29.5 g
  • carbohydrate 43.4 g
  • fiber 4.3 g
  • cholesterol 44 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 477 mg
  • calcium 40 mg

How to Make It

  1. Shave carrot lengthwise into thin strips using a vegetable peeler.

  2. Combine 1/3 cup broth, peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce, honey, pepper, and garlic; stir with a whisk until smooth.

  3. Place chicken in a large saucepan; add 1 2/3 cups broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove from heat; let stand 20 minutes. Drain; cut chicken into 2-inch pieces. Combine carrot, peanut sauce, chicken, and noodles in a large bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts.

Cook's Notes

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