Chicken is a cheap and easy protein to buy and cook with. You can fry, broil, boil, bake, sauté…I could go on about the many ways to cook chicken. Stirfry can be very unhealthy like at a Chinese restaurant, or any restaurant for that matter. Cooking it by yourself can be rewarding because you can literally add anything you want, flavor it however you want, and you don’t have to worry about overcooking or undercooking.
For this simple and tasty meal, you only need a few ingredients and very little time to commit.
- Chicken (Can be breast or tenderloin.)
- Red Bell Pepper
- Yellow Bell Pepper
- Spring Onions
- Soy Sauce
- Sesame Oil
- Soba Noodles (however you can use any type of Asian noodle)
- Salt and Pepper each side of thawed chicken
- Heat a nonstick skillet to high heat with EVO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil), once the oil is smoking or very thin in viscosity add the chicken, away from self. The chicken should sound like it is searing, you want to cook it for at least 3 minutes on both sides. Once that has been done the chicken should have a crust
- After the chicken is done, set it aside to rest. Clean the skillet and add a teaspoon of EVO and add crushed garlic, as much or as little as you want.
- Once the garlic is sautéed it is time to add in the zucchini, bell peppers, and spring onions. Add vegetable oil into a wok or deep frying pan on high heat. Add all of the vegetables and flash fry. Once you have the texture you want, remove them from heat. The longer the vegetables fry they can become soggy or soft.
- Next chop and dice the chicken that has been resting, and add the juice that was left on the cutting board. Toss and mix all ingredients. Add soy sauce (one tablespoon or so) and add a little bit of sesame oil.
- While all ingredients are soaking up all of the flavors, in a sauce pan, or stock pot add cold water about 3/4 full on high heat. Once the water is boiling, add in one bundle of Soba noodles (I used soba, however you could use Udon, or any type of Asian style noodles).
- Lastly, combine all and put in a bowl or any type of dish you wish. To enhance or spice flavor you could add any type of seasoning, however, I enjoy Sriracha.