Soba Noodle Bowl


Why order takeout when you can have this homemade Soba Noodle Bowl recipe on the table in just 25 minutes? It's all the proof you need that healthy chicken recipes need not be boring.

Soba Noodle Bowl
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 14 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 6 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 2 medium carrots, thinly bias-sliced

  • 6 ounce soba (buckwheat noodles)

  • 1 red or green jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced and seeded

  • 2 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 8 ounce fresh sugar snap peas

  • Crushed red pepper (optional)

  • Snipped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth and 1 cup of water to a boil.

  2. Meanwhile, very thinly slice the chicken; halve any large snap peas. Add chicken, carrots, noodles, jalapeño, and soy sauce to boiling broth mixture. Cover and cook over medium heat for 7 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and noodles are tender. Add peas and cook, covered, 3 minutes more or until peas are just tender.

  3. Ladle into serving bowls. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper and parsley, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

295 Calories
1g Fat
41g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 1172mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 10.6mg 53%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 538mg 11%
Folate, total 60.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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