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Asian Sesame Chicken Noodles - a one pot 30 minute meal perfect to curb those takeout cravings. Made with chicken, veggies, gluten free rice noodles and a delicious savory Asian-inspired sauce.

Asian Sesame Chicken Noodles with Vegetables

Asian Sesame Chicken Noodles - a one pot 30 minute meal perfect to curb those takeout cravings. Made with chicken, veggies, gluten free rice noodles and a delicious savory Asian-inspired sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Asian chicken recipe, asian noodle recipe, easy asian dinner recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 154 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb or 2 medium pieces boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut into 1-inch cubes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper , or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil , divided
  • 8-9 ounces shirataki fettucine noodles (OR for non-low carb use uncooked quarter inch thick gluten free dried PAD THAI STYLE rice noodles)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated or minced fresh ginger
  • 3 Tablespoon coconut aminos (or low sodium soy sauce for NON-keto)
  • 1.5 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon low carb sweetener of choice optional (OR for non-low carb can use coconut sugar)
  • 1/4 teaspoon five spice powder (for non-low carb you can use 2 tablespoons Hoisin sauce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes or Sriracha sauce optional, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum optional to thicken sauce (for non-low carb use 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons water , plus more as needed to thin out sauce

OPTIONAL FOR GARNISH:

  • toasted sesame seeds
  • thinly sliced green onions
  • finely grated carrot ribbons

Instructions

  1. Season chicken with salt, black pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil. Set aside.
  2. Drain, rinse and set aside noodles (prepare according to package directions.)

  3. Heat a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil and saute chicken until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Return pan to heat and add remaining olive oil. Add the garlic, ginger, and broccoli. Cook until the vegetables are just crisp tender, about 2-3 minutes.

  5. Meanwhile, whisk together the coconut aminos, fish sauce, sweetener,  remaining 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil, xanthan gum (if using) and water. Stir into the pan along with the cooked chicken and prepared noodles. Allow sauce to bubble and thicken up and toss to coat well. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper as needed plus chili flakes or Sriracha if desired.

  6. Serve hot and garnish with sesame seeds, green onions, and carrots, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Asian Sesame Chicken Noodles with Vegetables
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.