Soy honey noodle salad - meal prep
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Soy honey noodle salad

This soy honey noodle salad with chicken and broccoli is an easy, healthy lunch recipe and perfect for making ahead.
Course Easy Recipe, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chicken noodle salad, meal prep, noodle salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 456kcal
Author Alida Ryder

Ingredients

for the noodles

  • 500 g noodles
  • 1-2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon/lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chilli/red pepper flakes optional
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 4 spring/green onions finely chopped

for the chicken

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • garlic powder to taste
  • salt to taste
  • juice of ½ lemon

to serve

  • Broccoli

Instructions

  • For the noodle salad: Cook the noodles in salted boiling water until al dente then drain and rinse with cold water. Place in a large bowl with the sesame seeds and spring onion.
  • Combine the soy sauce, honey, lemon juice, garlic powder, vegetable oil, chilli flakes and seasoning and mix well.
  • Pour ¾ the dressing over the noodles and toss to combine.
  • For the chicken: Heat a large, non-stick pan and add the oil. Season the chicken with salt and garlic powder and place in the pan. Cook on both sides until golden brown and cooked through. Add the lemon juice then remove and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
  • For the blanched broccoli: Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and add the broccoli. Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes then remove and place in a bowl of ice water. Drain.
  • Top the dressed noodles with sliced chicken and broccoli then pour over the remaining dressing. For meal prep: Add all the elements to plastic/glass lidded containers then place in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 262mg | Potassium: 326mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg