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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 543.9
  • Total Fat: 14.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.1 mg
  • Sodium: 842.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 64.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 36.2 g

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Soba Noodles, Chicken, and Veggies with Caramelized Garlic Sauce

Submitted by: VALKYRIA-
Soba Noodles, Chicken, and Veggies with Caramelized Garlic Sauce

Introduction

Warning: must love garlic.

This dish serves 1, but can easily be modified to serve more.

Some Soba noodles are gluten-free (check package). They are made from buckwheat and metabolize much more slowly than most carbohydrates, which makes them ideal for diabetics and health-conscious individuals. You can pick them up at your local japanese market or health food store.

If you don't have any chicken leftovers on hand, Marinate chicken breast tenderloins or sliced breasts in some sesame oil, chopped up garlic, sake or rice vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper for 4-24 hours. Cook in nonstick skillet.. adding a bit of soy sauce and sake/wine halfway through the cooking.

This sauce can be used on any noodles with just about any vegetables you like. Enjoy :)
Warning: must love garlic.

This dish serves 1, but can easily be modified to serve more.

Some Soba noodles are gluten-free (check package). They are made from buckwheat and metabolize much more slowly than most carbohydrates, which makes them ideal for diabetics and health-conscious individuals. You can pick them up at your local japanese market or health food store.

If you don't have any chicken leftovers on hand, Marinate chicken breast tenderloins or sliced breasts in some sesame oil, chopped up garlic, sake or rice vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper for 4-24 hours. Cook in nonstick skillet.. adding a bit of soy sauce and sake/wine halfway through the cooking.

This sauce can be used on any noodles with just about any vegetables you like. Enjoy :)

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Sauce:
    4 cloves of garlic
    1 tsp sesame oil
    1 tsp vegetable/olive oil
    1 tbsp mirin, sake, or rice wine vinegar
    1 tbsp sugar
    1 tbsp dark soy sauce (tamari)
    salt and pepper to taste

    Other Ingredients:
    1 tube of Soba Noodles (buckwheat noodles, about 2 oz)
    1/4 cup shredded red cabbage
    1/4 cup shredded carrots
    1/4 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
    1/4 cup chopped red onion
    1 green onion, chopped
    1/2 cooked chicken breast (leftovers are fine!) sliced
    1/2 tbsp sesame seeds to sprinkle

Tips

Since making this recipe I've transitioned to a paleo/primal diet.. and this recipe works equally well with zucchini noodles and shredded veggies.


Directions

1. Cook soba noodles according to package (make sure the water is boiling before you add them!). Strain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
2. Heat the oils in a sauce pan.
3. Put the garlic in and cook until dark yellow, not brown (use medium-low heat if you're afraid you'll burn it).
4. Add sugar, stir.
5. Add the rest of the sauce ingredients (sake, soy sauces, salt and pepper if desired), stir until combined.
6. Leave on medium heat to thicken a bit, about 3 min (bubbling is normal).
7. Add cooked chicken, onion, cabbage, peppers, and carrots (I add the carrots and peppers much later than the others, because I like them crunchy!). Coat all ingredients in sauce, and cook until the chicken is warm and the veggies are cooked to your liking.
8. Pour veggie mixture and sauce over soba noodles and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Enjoy!






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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing. I can't believe how much FOOD there is for this many calories--very filling and nutritious. The sauce is sooo good. Will definitely make again! - 7/31/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Does anyone know what size tub of soba noodles the recipe calls for? - 8/27/10

    Reply from VALKYRIA- (8/31/10)
    My tube was about 2 oz of noodles, uncooked. it came in a 6.5 oz plastic package containing 3 tubes.


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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really good! - 8/3/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious! I used whole wheat noodles and mixed them in the veggies and sauce at the end. Came out like lo mein at the restaurant. Yummy! - 8/30/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Incredible.

    The garlic isn't hard and bitter, but very soft and adds great flavour to this dish. Big portion and lots of flavour! - 8/29/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe! I used rice noodles instead and it came out awesome. - 8/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I LOVE GARLIC AND THIS WAS GREAT IT IS ON THE KEEP LIST THANKS - 8/8/10

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  • Made this for my weekly Wednesday dinner-and-a-movie group; the reviews were a big "thumbs up" all around! - 3/16/14

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  • incredible! - 6/23/13

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  • This is fantastic and easy (though not ultra quick). My husband said, "I could eat this every night," and I agree! Thank you! - 5/24/13

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  • I really liked this dish and am amazed at how low the calories are! I substituted shredded baby bok chok for the red cabbage, and that worked out just fine. Love Soba noodles, since they're gluten free! - 3/7/12

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  • This was wonderful! I didnt use quite as many garlic cloves beings that my kids had to eat it too, but I missed it and think if I would have added more it would have been even better! Will make again. Thank you for a great recipe! - 1/31/12

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  • VERY Good, SIMPLE recipe! I really loved this. And I easily made 4 servings. The other reviews are right... It is a BIG serving for relatively few calories! I used King Soba brown rice noodles and they were SO yummy! - 1/17/12

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  • My family's first soba noodles, the loved it! I stuck with the recipe, and it was a huge hit. Thank you, I will make again, and again. - 3/31/11

    Reply from VALKYRIA- (7/11/11)
    Really glad you enjoyed it :)


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  • Very good and easy to make. I used bokchoy and zucchini for my veggies, since that was what I had on hand. Of course, for the GF folks, you need to make sure your soy sauce is GF, which many are not. - 1/29/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    How do you shred red peppers???? The dish was delicious. But we thought perhaps we could have substituted a olive oil instead of vegetable oil. We increased the cooking size for 4 and that meant that we used a 1/4 cup of vegetable oil. We were thinking 2T of olive oil would have been plenty. - 9/11/10

    Reply from VALKYRIA- (7/11/11)
    You obviously don't know the difference between tsp and tbsp... but that's okay.


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