Blueberry Soba Noodle Salad

Prep Time: 18-20 minutes
Amount per serving
Daily Value %*
Calories500-
Total Fat13g20%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Potassium792000mg22629%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Protein46g92%

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces soba noodles
  • 1-1⁄2 cups blueberries, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped fresh basil, divided
  • Toasted pine nuts and shredded
  • coconut (optional)
  • 1⁄4 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1-1⁄2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1-1⁄2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1-1⁄2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips or chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Instructions

  1. Cook soba noodles until al dente according to package directions. Drain; set aside.
  2.  In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup of the blueberries, Hoisin sauce, vinegar, lime juice and soy sauce; with a potato masher, crush berries.
  3. Stir in cornstarch and chili paste until dissolved; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl combine chicken, garlic, ginger and salt.
  5. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.  Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side. Stir in blueberry mixture and 2 tablespoons water. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce begins to thicken, about 3 minutes.
  6.  Stir in noodles, remaining cup of blueberries and half of the basil.  Reduce heat to low, cook just until blueberries are warm, about 1 minute.
  7. To serve, divide among pasta bowls. Garnish with pine nuts, coconut and remaining basil, if desired.

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