Diabetes-Friendly Yakisoba Chicken

Total Time
30 mins
Difficulty
Easy
Yield
6 servings

Yakisoba means ‘fried noodles’ and is commonly found all over Japan at festivals, sporting events, and shops that specialize in okonomiyaki (a type of Japanese pancake). Despite having ‘soba’ in the name, yakisoba is actually made with thin Chinese egg noodles. It’s healthy and diabetes-friendly. Most of all, it’s delicious!

Bon Appetite!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons chile paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • onion, sliced lengthwise into eighths
  • 1/2 medium head cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 green peppers, chopped
  • 8 ounces soba noodles, cooked and drained

Preparation

  1. In a large skillet combine sesame oil, canola oil and chili paste, stir-fry 30 seconds. Add garlic and stir fry an additional 30 seconds. Add chicken and 1/4 cup of the soy sauce and stir fry until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove mixture from pan, set aside.
  2. In the emptied pan combine the onion, cabbage, peppers and carrots. Stir-fry until cabbage begins to wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the remaining soy sauce, cooked noodles, and the chicken mixture to pan and mix to blend. Serve hot.

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