Asian-Style Noodles with Spicy Honey Grilled Chicken

Asian-Style Noodles with Spicy Honey Grilled Chicken

YIELD: Makes 6 servings


2 - boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

2 cups (8 oz.) - broccoli florets

1 small - red bell pepper, cut into thin slices

1 medium - carrot, thinly sliced

1 (9 oz.) package - asian style noodles

2 - green onions

1/4 tsp. - Chinese five-spice powder

2 T - sesame seeds

1/3 cup - rice vinegar

1/4 cup - honey

2 T - peanut butter

2 T - soy sauce

2 T - vegetable oil

1 T - sesame oil

2 cloves - garlic, finely chopped

1/2 T - crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp. - ground ginger


In a large bowl, combine rice vinegar, honey, peanut butter, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sesame oil, garlic, red pepper flakes and ground ginger. Remove 3 T sauce to plastic bag; reserve remaining sauce in bowl.

Add chicken to marinade in plastic bag, turning to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes, turning once.

Meanwhile, cook broccoli, peppers and carrots in boiling water, 2 to 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.

Cook noodles as package directs; drain.

Add noodles, cooked vegetables and green onion to sauce in bowl; toss to coat. Set aside.

Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Sprinkle chicken evenly with Chinese five-spice powder. Grill over medium coals 6 to 10 minutes or until done, turning once. Slice chicken across grain.

Arrange chicken on top of noodle mixture. Sprinkle evenly with sesame seeds.


8 oz. of uncooked linguine may be substituted for Asian-style noodles in recipe. Cook as directed on package.