Dragon Noodles

Posted: May 6

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Dragon Noodles torch other stir fry and noodle dishes, even takeout! Tender noodles soak in a hot, tangy, and creamy peanut sauce with an abundance of savory and aromatic flavors. Loaded with a hoard of hearty veggies and juicy chicken, Dragon Noodles are almost mythical in flavor and satisfaction. They come together in just 25 minutes, so you can satisfy even the most draconic cravings in a flash!


For the sauce: • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce • juice of 1/2 lime • 2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce (or Sriracha sauce) • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter • 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth For the noodles: • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil • 3 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless • 2 teaspoons garlic powder • 1 teaspoon cayenne • kosher salt, to taste • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced • 1 red bell pepper, chopped • 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks • 1 large zucchini, cut into half-moons • 12 ounces of lo mein noodles, cooked • cilantro, optional, freshly chopped, for garnish


Step 1

In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice, chili garlic sauce, peanut butter, and chicken broth. Set the sauce aside.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 3

Add the chicken and season it with 1/2 of the garlic powder, cayenne, salt, and pepper.

Step 4

Cook undisturbed until golden, about 8 minutes.

Step 5

Flip the chicken and season the other side with the remaining garlic powder, cayenne, salt, and pepper, and cook until cooked through at 165 degrees F internally, about 8 minutes.

Step 6

Set the chicken aside to let rest for 10 minutes.

Step 7

Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces.

Step 8

Add the garlic and green onions to the skillet and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Step 9

Add the bell pepper, carrots, and zucchini, and cook until soft, about 6 minutes.

Step 10

Add the cooked chicken to the veggies, stirring.

Step 11

Pour the sauce over the chicken and veggies.

Step 12

Simmer until the sauce thickens slightly, about 2 minutes.

Step 13

Add the cooked noodles, tossing to coat.

Step 14

Garnish with the cilantro and serve.

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