Spring Time Soba Noodle Salad

Cue birds tweeting and light-hearted flute music- Spring is here!! 

And what better way to celebrate than with a super delicious take on a favourite- Soba Noodle Salad. 

Ingredients
4 serves

600g chicken breast

Teriyaki Marinade

1/2 cup soy sauce

2 tbs water

2 tbs sweet rice wine

2 tbs brown sugar

2 Tbs honey

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tsp ginger, peeled and minced

Salad dressing

1 tbs peanut oil

 2 tbs sesame oil

1/2 tsp mild chilli

1/4 cup honey

3 tbs cup soy sauce

 

Salad vegetables

1/2 cup red cabbage, sliced finely

1 carrot, grated or sliced finely

1/2 cup snow peas (slice half, leave half whole)

1/4 cup kale, finely chopped

1 bunch asparagus, spears sliced in half

1 capsicum, finely sliced

1 spring onion, sliced on diagonal

Pickled Ginger

 

METHOD

  •  Mix Teriyaki ingredients together in a small saucepan and simmer until the sauce reduces by half. Allow to cool

  • Slice chicken breast into strips and marinate  in teriyaki for 1-2 hours

  • Cook chicken on griddle pan for approx. 7 min each side, or until cooked through

  • Bring large pot of water to the boil and add in soba noodles

  • Cook noodles for approximately 8 minutes or until al dente. Strain off water and leave to cool

  • Mix salad ingredients together. Add in soba noodles.

  • Mix together dressing ingredients and pour over soba salad

  • In a hot, non-stick pan, lightly toast the sesame seeds.

  • Top each salad serves with teriyaki chicken slices and sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on top- Yum!

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