Chicken Soba Noodles
60g soba noodles (buckwheat noodles)
1 teaspoon sesame oil
150g cooked chicken, chopped, sliced or shredded (or you could use cooked sliced beef)
5 mangetout, finely sliced
1 small carrot, peeled into ribbon-like strips
1⁄2 red pepper, sliced
1⁄2 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely diced
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions. Have your colander ready in the sink and prepare a bowl of cold water. When the noodles are cooked, drain and promptly dump them in the cold water, then drain again. This helps get rid of excess starch.
Once the noodles have been drained for the second time, warm them by heating 1 teaspoon of sesame oil in a frying pan over a low heat, then add the noodles and the rest of the ingredients. Toss together to combine.