Moist, tender, juicy chicken served in a delicious Asian-inspired sauce over top of fresh soba noodles and broccoli. 


  • 2 lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 6oz Japanese soba noodles, uncooked
  • 1 lb bag broccoli florets
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 small red chili pepper, chopped (optional garnish)


  1. In a crockpot, mix together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, cornstarch and 1/2 cup water.
  2. Add in the chicken breasts, and turn to coat. Cover and cook for about 6 hours on low heat.
  3. About 20-30 minutes before serving, cook soba noodles according to package directions, adding the broccoli into the boiling water during the last few minutes of cooking.
  4. Drain and divide equally into 6 serving bowls.
  5. Using two forks, shred chicken and stir in the rice vinegar. Spoon chicken and sauce over soba noodles and broccoli, top with diced chilies and serve.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 6 hour(s)

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Japanese

Calories: 319

Fat: 3.5g

Protein: 40g

Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is about 1 1/2 cups

PER SERVING: 319 calories; 3.5g fat; 28.5g carbohydrates; 40g protein; 3.5g fiber