Spicy Soba Noodles

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

Shave carrot lengthwise into thin strips using a vegetable peeler.

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Calories:
398 (26% from fat)
Fat:
11.4g (sat 2.1g,mono 5.2g,poly 3.6g)
Protein:
29.5g
Carbohydrate:
43.4g
Fiber:
4.3g
Cholesterol:
44mg
Iron:
1.9mg
Sodium:
477mg
Calcium:
40mg

Cooking Light, JULY 2002
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