Poached ginger chicken and noodles

Prep 10 min
Total 35 min
Serves 4

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Ingredients

900-mL
low-sodium chicken broth
4
thick slices ginger
3
skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced in half horizontally
6
Shanghai bok choy, quartered
1/2 tsp
hot-red-chili flakes
3 205-g pkgs
pre-cooked udon noodles
4 tsp
2 tsp
1/2 cup
chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • BOIL broth with ginger in a large saucepan. Reduce heat to medium and add chicken breasts; gently poach, flipping halfway, until cooked through, 8 to 10 min. Discard ginger. Transfer 4 chicken pieces to a cutting board and thinly slice. Reserve remaining 2 chicken pieces for sesame chicken congee.
  • ADD Shanghai bok choy and chili flakes to broth and cook until almost tender, 1 min. Add udon noodles, discarding seasoning packets. Continue to cook, 1 to 2 more min. Strain and reserve broth for Sesame Chicken Congee. Return noodles to the pan with the chicken, bok choy, hoisin, oil and cilantro. Toss to combine.

Nutrition

Calories 377
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrates 51 g
Fat 5 g
Fibre 4 g
Sodium 617 mg
Excellent source of vitamin A
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Issue: March 2016

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