March 01, 2013

Use What You Have Soup Noodles

There was a package of chicken breast in the fridge and rice noodles in the cupboard and it was about dinner time. It was also snowing quite heavily, so having these two ingredients in front of me totally meant soup noodles!


I started off slicing the chicken, seasoning with lemongrass, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper, sesame oil, a touch of soy sauce, and a light coating of cornstarch. Then I heated a pan up on medium high and sauteed the chicken until it was brown and cooked through.

Next, the broth. All I had were a couple boxes of no sodium chicken broth, so I winged it. I cooked up some sliced onions in a large pot until translucent, added crushed garlic, a bay leaf, dried chilies, dried chives, sesame seeds and sesame oil. There were probably more spices added in, but I don't remember. Use whatever you want! Then I turned the stove to high and added the chicken broth, a little lemon juice and a dash or two of soy sauce. I let it go for about 20 minutes on a rolling boil!

The rice noodles were cooked as directed on the package, so all that was left to do after that was to throw it all together. Yum.



2 comments:

  1. I only have instant noodles in my house, and pretty much nothing else... Suggestions? :P

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  2. @Denise Make peanut noodles!
    Ditch the powder, cook noodles, drain and make sauce-> peanut butter, soy sauce, sesame oil and a little granulated garlic, hot sauce/chili oil if you have! Just mix it all together. Taste. If it's too thick, add water.

    I make this with ramen, pasta...basically any kind of noodls. Yumm!

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