Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Bowl
Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Bowl
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 5 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Easy light, healthy noodles topped with tasty marinaded meat, fresh vegetables and herbs, drizzled lightly with a zingy sauce. The marinade is extremely versatile - if you just use this recipe as a guide, you can tailor it to your own taste. Don't be daunted by the list of ingredients - the ingredients for the marinade and sauce are largely the same.

    Ingredients

    • 250g/8z chicken thigh fillets (or pork, beef or any seafood)
    • 1 clove minced garlic
    • 1 tbsp lime juice (about ½ fresh lime)
    • 1 tbsp fish sauce
    • ½ tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp brown sugar
    • ½ tbsp vegetable oil
    • ½ stalk lemongrass, white part only, bruised them sliced into pieces easy to pick out later (see notes)
    • 1½ tbsp fish sauce
    • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
    • 1 tbsp white sugar
    • ¼ cup water
    • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped (not minced with garlic crusher)
    • ½ red birdseye chilli, finely chopped (or adjust quantity to your taste)
    • 1½ tbsp lime juice
    • ½ tbsp oil
    • 100g / 3½ oz vermicelli noodles, dried
    • 1 carrot, julienned
    • 1 cucumber julienned (with seeds removed)
    • 1½ cups shredded lettuce
    • 1 cup bean sprouts
    • Small handful of mint leaves
    • Small handful of cilantro/coriander
    • Sliced chili (for garnish - optional)
    • Lime wedges (to serve - optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 258 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 35 mg 11.67%
    • Sodium: 1381 mg 57.52%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.6%
    • Potassium: 153 mg 4.38%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.98%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 4.18%
    • Vitamin C 73.09%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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