Southeast Asian Chicken and Noodles

asian chicken


Green beans and fresh herbs turn this Thai inspired dish into a healthy, well balanced meal with tons of flavor!



  • 8 ounces flat rice noodles
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 8 ounces green beans, cut into 2-in. pieces
  • 2 boned, skinned chicken breast halves (1 lb. total), sliced 1/2 in. thick
  • 1/4 cup Thai or Vietnamese fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions, divided



  1.  In a large pot, cook noodles in boiling water until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain noodles and transfer to a large serving bowl.
  2.  Heat oil in a large wok or frying pan over high heat. Add garlic, green beans, and chicken. Cook until chicken is slightly browned, stirring often, about 4 minutes.
  3.  Add fish sauce, broth, sugar, ginger, lime juice, and 1/4 cup each basil, mint, and green onions, stirring to combine. Bring mixture to a boil and pour over noodles. Sprinkle with remaining basil, mint, and green onions.




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