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Honey-Jalapeno Chicken with Sesame Soba Noodles

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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12 ounces soba noodles

1 jalapeno, seeds removed

1/3 cup honey

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 to 3 tablespoons water

2 teaspoons olive oil

1/2 rotisserie chicken, shredded or sliced

3 tablespoons soy sauce

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/4 cup chopped scallions, green part only

2 tablespoons pickled ginger, minced


  1. Cook soba noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside (or refrigerate until later in the week).
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine jalapenos, honey, cilantro, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and black pepper and puree until smooth. Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water to the mixture until desired consistency is achieved. Pour the 2 teaspoons of olive oil into a preheated skillet. Add the shredded chicken and the blended sauce and cook until heated through.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cooked soba noodles, soy sauce, sesame oil, scallions, and pickled ginger. Toss and then transfer to serving bowl. Pour heated chicken and sauce over noodles.