Sweet Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Sweet Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli Recipe
Photo: Randy Dausch; Styling: Lindsey Lower
You can substitute angel hair pasta or rice noodles for soba.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 429
Fat 12.4 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 4.7 g
Polyfat 4.3 g
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrate 52 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 602 mg
Calcium 69 mg

Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package uncooked soba
1 (8-ounce) package broccoli florets
Cooking spray
2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds, divided
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
3 green onions, chopped

Preparation

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add soba; cook 3 minutes. Add broccoli to pan; cook 3 minutes or until soba and broccoli are done. Drain.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan. Cut into 1-inch pieces.

3. Combine vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, peanut butter, 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, sugar, crushed red pepper, and garlic in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir in noodle mixture and chicken. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon sesame seeds and green onions.

Kate Parham,

Cooking Light

June 2014
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