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Healthy Sesame Chicken Stirfry with Edamame Noodles

Healthy Sesame Chicken Stir Fry with Edamame Noodles

A simple recipe for healthy sesame chicken stir fry and edamame noodles

Course Main, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chicken, edamame, High protein noodles, noodles, sesame, sesame chicken, sesame chicken stir fry, stir fry, stirfry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 325 kcal
Author Fiona Maclean


  • 40 g Edamame Noodles (dry weight)
  • 1/3 tablespoon sunflower oil
  • 1 cm Fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 75 grams Chicken thigh or breast meat, sliced into strips
  • 1 Pak Choi, shredded
  • 8 Asparagus tips sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 Spring Onions sliced on the diagonal
  • 1/2 tablespoon Mirin
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dry white wine or sake
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame oil
  • 1/4 tablespoon Toasted sesame seeds (you can toast your own in a small skillet by cooking for 20-30 seconds
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 pinch Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Light soy sauce


  1. Start by boiling a large pan of water and making up the noodles by cooking for 6 minutes.  Once they are cooked, they can be drained and kept warm

  2. Meanwhile, heat a wok over a high heat and add the oil.  Add the garlic and ginger and toss for a few seconds.  Add the chicken strips and sear on both sides for about 10 seconds

  3. Add all the vegetables except the spring onions and toss for 30 seconds, then add the sake and mirin and continue to stir for a few more seconds 

  4. Add the spring onions and season the mixture with light soy and caster sugar

  5. Stir through the edamame noodles and garnish with toasted sesame seeds

Recipe Notes

A simple and healthy sesame chicken stir fry recipe