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A wok or skillet can be used to make the chicken.



Credit: Mittera Group/The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook

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10 mins
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  • Mix water, rice vinegar, Chinese five-spice, garlic, soy sauce, and 4 teaspoons sesame oil together in a bowl. Set aside.

  • Heat remaining 8 teaspoons sesame oil over high heat in a large wok or skillet until smoking. Add broccoli and stir-fry 2 minutes. Add chicken and continue to stir-fry 4 minutes. Add sauce and mix in with the chicken and vegetables for 2 minutes.

  • Remove chicken and broccoli to a plate and boil sauce to reduce, about 1 minute. To serve, place chicken on top of noodles and spoon sauce over both.

  • Fill a large saucepan with 3–4 quarts of water and bring to a boil. Add the fresh noodles. Bring back to a boil.

  • Remove 2 tablespoons cooking water to a large bowl. Add sesame oil to the bowl. Drain noodles. (For dried noodles, cook for 3–4 minutes before draining.) Add noodles and salt and pepper to the bowl. Toss well. Divide among 4 plates and sprinkle with scallions.


This recipe excerpted from The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook. ©2018 by the American Diabetes Association. Available at ShopDiabetes.org.

Nutrition Facts

650 calories; fat 25g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 9g; cholesterol 175mg; sodium 650mg; potassium 965mg; carbohydrates 54g; fiber 5g; sugars 3g; protein 54g.