Cold chicken noodle salad

Cold chicken noodle salad

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Make this noodle salad using leftover chicken from our Chinese poached chicken & rice

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal715
  • fat30g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs74g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre3g
  • protein38g
  • salt4.1g
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Ingredients

  • 4 leftover cooked chicken legs (from our Chinese poached chicken & rice recipe, below right)
  • 400g soba noodles
  • ½ tsp wasabi paste
    Wasabi

    Wasabi

    wah-sarb-ee

    The Japanese answer to horseradish, wasabi is related to watercress and grows in a similar way,…

  • 1½ tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • good pinch of sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 6 spring onions, sliced diagonally
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • large pack coriander, leaves only

Method

  1. Shred the meat from the leftover chicken legs, and discard the skin and bones. Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the noodles following pack instructions. Drain the noodles and cool in cold running water.

  2. Mix together the wasabi, soy sauce, sesame oil, lemon juice and sugar until the sugar has dissolved.

  3. Toss the cooled noodles with the dressing and arrange on a serving plate. Top with the chicken, chilli, spring onions and coriander. Toss everything through just before serving.

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