One of the reasons I always always ALWAYS make more chicken than we can use for one meal is so that I have cooked chicken lounging around in the fridge for recipes like this one for cold sesame chicken noodles. It is a fun and flavorful one dish meal that uses ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, and it is endlessly customizable (more on that later). So the next time you find yourself with some leftover chicken and a yearning for cold noodles…well, let’s make it!
I was all set to tell you how this chicken ramen soup recipe was inspired by the episode on ramen chef extraordinare Ivan Orkin on Chef’s Table (and if you have not yet watched Chef’s Table boy do you have a treat in store for you!). I was going to tell you how this bowl of shredded chicken and baby spinach and flavorful broth and ramen noodles is my new favorite version of chicken noodle soup. Yep, this post was going to be my ode to the wonder of ramen. But literally as I was in the midst of typing away, THIS HAPPENED…
Three cup chicken is one of those recipes that I have been meaning to make for ages and ages now, mainly because I love the name and the idea behind it, which is that you cook up some chicken with a cup each of soy sauce and rice wine and sesame oil. And that is not exactly the way it goes, but it’s pretty close…and at the end of the day you get a bowl full of spicy, flavorful chicken in a delectable sauce that is waaaaaaaay better that anything you are going to get out of a take-out container.
And it plays by my weekend dinner rules, which is that it clocks in at less than 30 minutes from walk in the kitchen to sit down at your table. So break out your measuring cups and let’s make it!
I can’t remember the first time I discovered soba noodles, but once I did I kinda felt like I had won the food lottery. Soba noodles are made of buckwheat, and addition to being really, really tasty, they are actually pretty good for you, as far as pasta goes. And when you pair them withRead More & Get the Recipe
We are heading scandalously fast towards the end of summer, and so I am sending the Southern husband out to the grill at every available opportunity. I’m not sure why, since he is perfectly wonderful about grilling in a snowstorm. But nevertheless, grilling just isn’t the same when it’s not summertime, so our grill isRead More & Get the Recipe