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Honey Soy Chicken Soba Noodle Bowl Recipe

Honey Soy Chicken Soba Noodle Bowl

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  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x



Soba noodles

  • 270 g (9 oz) soba noodles
  • 1 tbsp whole egg mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or any white vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Honey soy chicken

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic, freshly minced
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml)  tamari (or all-purpose soy sauce)
  • ⅓ cup (113 g) honey
  • ⅓ cup (80 ml) apple cider vinegar (or any white vinegar)
  • 1 kg (6- 8 pcs) boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets (or chicken breast)

To serve

  • Sesame seeds (optional)
  • Your choice of vegetables such as red cabbage, wombok/napa cabbage, coriander/cilantro, red chilli, spring onions/scallions, carrot, cucumber, or sugar snap peas (blanched in boiling water for 1 minute).


  1. Cook the soba noodles as per packet instructions and rinse in cold water.
  2. Mix the soba noodle dressing ingredients (whole egg mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar and olive oil) and toss through the noodles.
  3. Combine the olive oil, garlic, tamari, honey, and apple cider vinegar and pour over the chicken. Leave to marinate for 5 minutes.
  4. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add the chicken, reserving the marinade.
  5. Cook the chicken for 12 minutes, turning once and adding 1/3 cup of water to the pan halfway through.
  6. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the skillet and set aside.
  7. Add the reserved marinade to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes, until it thickens slightly. Pour on top of cooked chicken.
  8. Serve noodles topped with chicken, sprinkle with sesame seeds (if using) and serve with your choice of vegetables.



Marinate the chicken and refrigerate it in an air-tight container for up to 2 days before use. 


Refrigerate cooked chicken for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave. Refrigerate the dressed soba noodles for up to 2 days. Not suitable to freeze. 

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: chicken, noodle, bowl, chicken soba noodle
  • Method: pan sear
  • Cuisine: Chinese