Poached Chicken and Soba Noodle Salad

This is a quick and easy dish, that is full of aromatic flavours and will leave you feeling satisfied.

Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour which make them a high quality protein source. They are also high in fiber, full of minerals and a good source of B vitamins, making for a well rounded meal.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4cm piece fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • bunch of broccolini
  • bunch of coriander
  • 4 spring onions
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbs white wine vinegar


Cut 2 onions into 3cm pieces. Place chicken, ginger and chopped onion in a saucepan. Cover with cold water, place the lid on and bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 4 minutes or until almost cooked through. Remove from heat. Stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Transfer chicken to a chopping board and shred.

Meanwhile, cook noodles in a large saucepan of water after 2 minutes throw in the carrot. Leave for another 2 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.

Cook broccollini in the microwave for 2-3 minutes or until bright green and tender. Refresh under cold water.

Combine  vinegar, soy sauce and ginger and thinly slice remaining onions. Add chicken, broccolini and carrot to noodles. Drizzle with dressing. Toss to combine. Top with spring onion and coriander.


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