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Chicken Udon Noodle Bowl

My favourite way to cook is not following a rigid recipe, but just perusing through my fridge & pantry, see what I have on hand and put something comforting together tasting as I go along. I did just that last night and it resulted in this delicious noodle bowl with a fusion of Japanese and Thai flavours.

Chicken Udon Noodle Soup

Chicken Udon Noodle Bowl
[Serves 4]

Ingredients:
100g udon noodles
4 cups chicken broth
1-inch piece of ginger, grated
2 Thai chili peppers
Juice of 2 limes
Zest of 1 lime
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 cup unsweetened light coconut milk
8oz boneless chicken breasts, diced
2 cups baby bok choy
Fresh cilantro
Red chili flakes

Directions:
1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside
2. Bring broth, ginger, thai chilies, lime juice, lime zest and rice vinegar to a boil
3. Reduce heat to medium-low, add chicken and coconut milk
4. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally
5. Add reserved noodles and bok choy, cook stirring occasionally for 5-7 minutes
6. Garnish with cilantro and red chili flakes

Enjoy!

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Calories: 232, Total Fat: 5g, Sat. Fat 3g, Carbs: 29g, Fiber: 3g, Sugars: 12g, Protein: 20g, Sodium: 335mg, Cholesterol: 33mg

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3 comments on “Chicken Udon Noodle Bowl

  1. Marcia
    March 17, 2014 at 8:39 PM

    This soup looks absolutely delicious!! I can’t wait to try it!

  2. Ivylaiz
    July 16, 2014 at 4:46 AM

    This is a great dish tried it and loved it, I might not use as much Lime next time and more chilli but 5 stars for me :-)

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