Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles

Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, Cooking Light JULY 2013


2tablespoons hoisin sauce
teaspoons balsamic vinegar
teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
½teaspoon five-spice powder
3(6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray
6ounces uncooked soba noodles
cups sugar snap peas, trimmed and halved diagonally
2tablespoons rice vinegar
1tablespoon dark sesame oil
2teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1teaspoon sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)
2teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
2green onions, thinly sliced


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken; toss to coat. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken; cook 10 minutes or until done, turning after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Thinly slice across the grain. 2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add noodles; cook 2 minutes. Add peas; cook 1 minute or until noodles are tender. Drain. Combine rice vinegar and next 3 ingredients in a bowl. Add noodle mixture; toss to coat. Arrange about 1 cup noodle mixture in each of 4 shallow bowls. Top each serving with about 3 1/2 ounces chicken. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and onions.