- 1 Chicken Breast
- 2 slices Fresh ginger
- 1 Scallionscut into 3-inch pieces
- 2 servings Chinese noodlesalmost any noodle or pasta will work
- 1/2 Cucumberseedless, julienned
- 1 1/2 cups Bean sproutsraw or blanched
- 1/3 – 1/2 cup Peanutsdry roasted, coarsely chopped
- 1 Scallionsfinely chopped
- small handful Cilantrochopped
- 2 tsp Sugar
- 1 tbsp Sesame oil
- 4 cloves Garlicfinely minced
- 4 tbsp Rice vinegar
- 3 tbsp Soy saucelight
- 2 – 3 tsp Chili oil
- Saltto taste
Cold Noodles with Shredded Chicken
Skip the takeout restaurant and give this Cold Noodles with Shredded Chicken recipe a try if you need an easy and quick meal. A mix of cold noodles, tender and juicy poached chicken, julienned cucumber, bean sprouts, and roasted peanuts. Add in some heat with a spicy and flavorful sauce – and you’ve got yourself a refreshing version of a Chinese-American staple dish perfect for hot summer nights.
To start, poach the chicken breast. In the meantime, cook the noodles and make the sauce. Once the noodles are finished, combine them with shredded chicken, julienned cucumber, bean sprouts (either raw or blanched), toasted peanuts, and fresh cilantro leaves in a salad bowl. Pour the sauce over and toss well to coat. Serve and enjoy!
To make the Cold Noodles with Shredded Chicken, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Cold Noodles with Shredded Chicken
Fill a small saucepan with enough water to submerge the chicken breast (don’t add the chicken breast yet) and add 2 slices ginger and 1 chopped scallion and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the chicken, and return to a boil. When the water is at a boil again, immediately cover the pot, turn off the heat, and let the chicken sit for 22 to 25 minutes.
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