Peanut Sauce Chicken Soba Noodles


Craving Asian style noodles for dinner? This peanut-flavored dish can be made with almond butter, if you prefer.  You can also make this dish gluten free by using soba noodles made exclusively with buckwheat flour (read ingredient list carefully), and gluten free tamari instead of soy sauce.

Peanut Sauce Chicken Soba Noodles

  • Servings: 4
  • Time: 30mins
  • Difficulty: easy
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IMG_6655Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup carrots, cut match-stick style (about 1 large carrot)
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 package of soba noodles (9 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds (optional)
Peanut Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter (or almond butter)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely minced or grated (about 1/2 inch piece)
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar

Directions:

  1. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, stir fry chicken with olive oil until no longer pink.
  3. Add vegetables to skillet with chicken and continue to cook until vegetables are tender crisp.
  4. Prepare peanut sauce by combining the ingredients in a small bowl.  Mix well.
  5. Add sauce to skillet and combine well with chicken and vegetables.
  6. While vegetables are cooking, bring pot to boil to cook soba noodles.  Note that these noodles cook very quickly (about 5 minutes or so).
  7. Drain noodles and add to skillet with chicken and vegetables.  Toss to combine and add cilantro.
  8. Serve with toasted sesame seeds sprinkled on top (optional).

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