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honey jalapeno soba recipe

Sweet and Spicy Chicken with Sesame Soba Noodles

This Sweet and Spicy chicken is coated in a honey, jalapeño and cilantro sauce and sits on top of a bowl of soba noodles seasoned with sesame - soy sauce for a delicious Asian noodle bowl.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword asian chicken, chicken dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 500 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces soba noodles
  • 1 jalapeño seeds removed, more sliced for topping if desired
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves and some stem - that's where the flavor is!
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 rotisserie chicken pulled, shredded or sliced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 red pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions green part only
  • sesame seeds for topping

Instructions

  1. Start a pot of water on the stove for the noodles.
  2. In a food processor, combine jalapeño, honey, cilantro, and salt and pepper. Puree until smooth, adding up to 3 tablespoons of water until a nice sauce forms. I usually add about 1.5 tbs of water.
  3. Add olive oil into a preheated skillet. Add the pulled chicken and cilantro sauce, tossing until heated through. About 5-10 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, toasted sesame oil and scallions.
  5. Cook the soba noodles according to package directions. Drain and toss them in the large bowl with soy sauce mixture until well coated.
  6. Pour heated chicken and sauce over noodles.
  7. Garnish with chopped red pepper, slices of jalapeños and sesame seeds.

Notes

adapted from foodnetwork.com

Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Spicy Chicken with Sesame Soba Noodles
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 500
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.