Chicken noodle salad with spicy sesame dressing
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
135g dried soba noodles
1 red capsicum, cut into chunks
2 medium carrots, sliced lengthwise
2 courgettes, sliced lengthwise
1 cup cherry tomatoes
150g skinless chicken breast
2 cups baby spinach or rocket leaves
sesame seeds, to garnish
chilli flakes, to garnish
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons cider or white vinegar
2 tablespoons tahini
1 tablespoon chilli sauce (eg, sriracha)
2 teaspoons reduced-salt soy sauce
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 3g
Dietary fibre 16g
- Cook soba noodles according to packet instructions. Drain, rinse until cool and drain again well. Set aside.
- Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with paper, place capsicum, carrots, courgettes and tomatoes on tray and spray with oil. Roast for 25-30 minutes, until soft and browned.
- When veges have been roasting for 15 minutes, in a separate dish, place chicken breasts in the oven. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until cooked through. Remove chicken from the oven and slice thinly.
- Meanwhile, in a jug, combine all dressing ingredients and stir with a fork. Add a little boiling water to bring to a smooth consistency.
- In a large bowl, place noodles, vegetables and spinach leaves and mix well. Add dressing and toss to coat noodles. Serve garnished with sesame seeds and chilli flakes, if desired.
Make it gluten free: Check noodles, vinegar, tahini and sauces are gluten free.
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