Classic sesame noodles become a healthy meal with lean chicken and tons of veggies in this quick recipe for Asian noodles. Be sure to rinse the spaghetti until it's cold, then give it a good shake in the colander until it's well drained. Are you a spiralizing pro? Swap 5 cups of raw zucchini, carrot or other veggie “noodles” for the cooked pasta.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook spaghetti in a pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain, rinse and transfer to a large bowl.

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  • Combine sesame oil, scallions, garlic, ginger and brown sugar in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat until starting to sizzle. Cook for 15 seconds. Remove from heat and stir in soy sauce and ketchup. Add to the noodles along with chicken, carrots, snap peas and sesame seeds; gently toss to combine.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate sauce and noodle mixture separately for up to 1 day; toss together before serving.

Nutrition Facts

460.4 calories; protein 28.6g 57% DV; carbohydrates 53.2g 17% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 9g 36% DV; sugars 7g; fat 16.5g 25% DV; saturated fat 2.7g 13% DV; cholesterol 48.2mg 16% DV; vitamin a iu 3609.8IU 72% DV; vitamin c 15.9mg 27% DV; folate 59.2mcg 15% DV; calcium 125.5mg 13% DV; iron 4.5mg 25% DV; magnesium 135.1mg 48% DV; potassium 477.5mg 13% DV; sodium 407.3mg 16% DV; thiamin 0.4mg 43% DV; added sugar 2g.

Reviews (3)

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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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Rating: 4 stars
07/14/2019
This worked out great with rice noodles. I substituted Hoisin Sauce for the ketchup in the sauce and the sweetness of that meant no need for the brown sugar. Added in a little rice vinegar to the sauce on the stove then mixed in the green onions and grated ginger to the sauce. Oh and added fresh cilantro and basil and squeezed lime juice on top. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/04/2019
Lovely dish especially thanks for this recipe. Basically chicken tossed with sauce gives a fabulous taste. For more spicy you must use hot sauce and chili. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/30/2018
This was an excellent dish. Easy to make and delicious. I was skeptical about the ketchup but it pulled the flavors together. I didn t have carrots on hand so I omitted those and I didn t have scallions so I used sweet onion instead. I ll make this dish again and might add some red pepper flakes. Read More
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