Chicken Yakisoba

Chicken Yakisoba

This traditional Japanese yakisoba noodle dish includes cabbage and chicken in a spicy sauce.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Asian-style chili paste
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 medium head cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 pounds cooked yakisoba noodles
  • 2 tablespoons pickled ginger to put on top, if desired
Heat 2 tablespoons canola oil and sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir chicken and garlic in hot oil until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir chile paste into chicken mixture; cook and stir until chicken is completely browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Add soy sauce and simmer for 2 minutes. Pour chicken and sauce into a bowl.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in the skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir cabbage, onion, carrots, and salt in hot oil until cabbage is wilted, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Stir the chicken mixture into the cabbage mixture. Add noodles; cook and stir until noodles are hot and chicken is no longer pink inside, 3 to 4 minutes. Garnish with pickled ginger.  Or not.

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