LighterLife lunchbox: Sesame chicken soba noodles

May 20, 2014 - Recipes

Sesame chicken soba noodlesWEBFed up of boring lunches? This delicious healthy recipe can be prepared in no time the night before, and packed away in your lunchbox ready for the next day.

Serves one
299 kcal per serving

30g dry weight soba (buckwheat) noodles
80g mangetout, finely sliced
1 small carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
½ red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
50g cooked chicken, shredded
light soy sauce

Cook the noodles and drain well. Add the mangetout, carrot and chilli, then toss in the toasted sesame seeds and shredded chicken. Drizzle with soy sauce to taste.

TIP// Swap the cooked chicken for a small tin of tuna in spring water. To toast the sesame seeds, simply pop them in a small frying pan over a medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.