This week, I’ve been craving the big, bold flavors of Asian cuisine. Spicy ginger, fragrant lemongrass, heaps and heaps of garlic — these ingredients make the flavor foundation of my favorite foods. My spicy noodle stir-fry with chicken and bok choy is infused with all those tastes and aromas. These noodles are similar to the chicken lo mein that you would get at a takeout place, but without any of the grease or guilt.
A small amount of toasted sesame oil does double duty in this recipe, serving as base for the stir-fry as well as providing tons of flavor. Low sodium soy sauce keeps the salt level reasonable, and high-fiber pasta adds an extra bit of nutrition to the dish.
As always, feel free to use whatever meat and vegetables you like to prepare this dish. I used bok choy, but regular cabbage would also work well. Got some mushrooms or scallions that you’re trying to use up before they go bad? Toss them in too! Ready to get cooking? Read more… →