PREP TIME: 15 minutes. TOTAL TIME: 20 minutes.
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish
1 cup fresh parsley
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 teaspoon peeled and minced fresh ginger
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
12 ounces chicken cutlets
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 package (8.8 ounces) soba (Japanese buckwheat noodles)
1. In a food processor, finely chop scallions, cilantro, parsley, garlic and ginger with vinegar and 1 tablespoon oil. Transfer to a bowl.
2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Season chicken with cayenne, salt and pepper. Working in batches, cook, turning once, until opaque throughout, about 4 minutes to 5 minutes. Transfer chicken to a cutting board; let cool 5 minutes and thinly slice.
3. Cook soba according to package instructions. Drain; toss with herb mixture. Serve chicken with soba; garnish with cilantro.
Per serving: 380 calories; 8.6 grams fat (1.1 grams saturated fat); 29.3 grams protein; 50.5 grams carbohydrates; 0.8 grams fiber