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This mouthwatering chicken noodle salad recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner option for those nights you need something light, fresh and filling.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, (+ 5 mins resting time)


  • ½ cup (125ml) mirin seasoning
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled into ribbons
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 1 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 3 (about 750g) Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 500g pkt rice stick noodles
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled into ribbons
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • ½ cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 tbs lime juice
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • ¼ cup (35g) roasted peanuts, chopped

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  1. Step 1

    Combine the mirin and sugar in a medium bowl. Add the onion and carrot and toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the oil, Chinese five spice, garlic and ginger in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss to coat.
  3. Step 3

    Spray a chargrill pan or barbecue with oil spray and heat over high heat. Cook chicken for 4-5 mins each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil. Set aside for 5 mins to rest.
  4. Step 4

    Meanwhile, place noodles in a heatproof bowl and cover with boiling water. Set aside for 5 mins to soften. Refresh under cold running water. Drain.
  5. Step 5

    Slice chicken. Drain carrot mixture and combine with noodles, chicken, cucumber, spring onion, mint, coriander, lime juice and soy sauce. Serve with peanuts.