Ginger Chicken Zoodles are sooo delicious!  Fresh ginger and sesame oil for dayzzzzz. This dish is bursting with flavor and color!

Ginger Chicken Zoodles

Fresh ginger and sesame oil for dayzzzzz. This dish is bursting with flavor and color!
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Fall, Fiber, High protein, Lean protein, Low carb, Meal prep, Quick, Spring, Summer
Condition: Dairy Free, Diabetes, Heart Health, Nut Free, PCOS
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz chicken skinless, boneless, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 inches ginger root grated
  • 1 bell pepper any color

Sauce

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 5 tbsp water
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • 4 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce

Instructions

  • Chop off the ends of each zucchini. Using a spiralizer, cut the zucchini into spaghetti-like strips. Set aside. Cut the pepper into thin strips.
  • In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil to a wok or large pan. Cook the chicken until browned. Once the chicken is cooked through remove and set aside. Add the sesame oil to the pain and sauté ginger and peppers for 5-6 minutes. Return chicken to the pan.
  • Add the sauce mixture to the pan and bring to a boil. Add the zucchini noodles to the pan and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until the noodles are just tender. Enjoy!

Notes

Inspired by SkinnyTaste.com 

Nutrition

Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 29g | Sodium: 1073mg | Potassium: 924mg | Fiber: 4g
Teriyaki zoodles a great copy-cat recipe for a Chinese noodle-based dish. This recipe can help satisfy a craving for take-out, and increase your veggie intake at the same time! Increasing your vegetables at meals will give you more fiber to help you feel fuller longer.
This recipe would also be good to offer kids to make zucchini fun. Zoodles are made with a spiralizer tool, which can be found as a hand-held tool or larger counter-top ones. Spiralizers are affordable and can help you reduce the carbohydrate load of your meal!
If you like zoodles and are looking for more tasty recipes like Ginger Chicken Zoodles recipe, take a look at some of our favorites
  • Teriyaki Zoodles
  • Sesame Ginger Tofu Zoodles for a vegetarian spin on these zucchini noodles

For more details and to even watch a video on how to make zoodles, take a look at our youtube video with our registered dietitians making zoodles!

Using zoodles instead of traditional pasta will significantly decrease your carbohydrate  intake which makes zoodles a great choice.

Please note:

Nutrition info is an estimate and may contain errors.

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