Weeknight dinner is easier than ever with this delicious Sesame Chicken Zoodles. A medley of fresh vegetables and diced chicken is sautéed with zucchini noodles and tossed in a light and tasty Asian-style sauce. No need to order takeout when you can cook up a skillet full of simple and flavorful Sesame Chicken Zoodles.
Whether you’re gluten-free or just looking to reduce carbs and calories, zucchini noodles are a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional pasta noodles. This sesame chicken zoodle recipe starts with a mound of spiralized zucchini, and the GoodCook Handheld Spiralizer gets the job done in minutes. You’re left with fork-twirlable zoodles that are sautéed with colorful veggies and lean chicken breast and coated in a spicy Asian-inspired sesame sauce. Now that’s a simple and tasty weeknight dinner we’ll make again and again.
Get the Tools
With the GoodCook line of kitchen accessories, Sesame Chicken Zoodles will be on the table in no time. Get spiralizing with a GoodCook Handheld Spiralizer, featuring a compact design for easy storage. You’ll be amazed at how quickly fresh garden zucchini is turned into meal-ready zoodles. It’s a smart idea to keep a GoodCook Touch Carbon Steel Chef’s Knife on hand for your slicing and dicing. Combine it all together in a GoodCook 11” Cast Iron Skillet and dinner is fixed! Are you ready to get your zoodle on?
Make & Share
Happy zoodle making! If you try this recipe at home, we’d love to see a photo of it! Snap a picture and upload to Instagram. Don’t forget to tag us @goodcook.com #goodcookcom
Sesame Chicken Zoodles
- 1 lb. chicken breast
- 1 red pepper, diced
- 1/4 red onion, diced
- 3 Tablespoon Sesame Oil, divided
- 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 Tablespoon Sriracha chili sauce
- 2 Tablespoon sliced green onion
- 2 zucchini
- Salt and Pepper
Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces, set aside.
Remove the ends from the zucchinis and using a spiralizer, cut into zoodles. Put 2 tablespoons sesame oil into large frying pan on medium-high heat. When warmed add ginger and garlic, sauté for a 1 minute or until fragrant, do not burn. Add chicken to pan, give a quick stir and sauté for 3 minutes. Stir and continue to cook until all sides are browned and cooked through, remove from pan.
Add peppers and onions sauté to the hot pan and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Add chicken back to pan, stir in Sriracha and green onion. In a different frying pan over medium heat, place remaining 1 tablespoon of sesame oil.
Add zoodles and cook for 4-6 minutes.
Remove from heat and season as desired. Serve with sesame chicken over the top.