Weeknight 20 Minute Spicy Udon Noodles

Extra saucy Asian inspired noodles with bell peppers, ground chicken, fresh basil, and an addicting sweet and spicy sauce. All made and ready for eating in just about twenty minutes.

8 ounces dried udon noodles
1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 pound ground chicken or turkey (optional)
2 red or orange bell peppers, sliced
1 inch fresh ginger grated
1 fresno pepper, seeded and chopped
1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
2 green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
Get Ingredients Powered by Chicory

1. Cook the udon noodles according to package directions. 

2. Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, hoisin sauce, and 1/4 cup water in a bowl. 

3. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the sesame oil and the chicken. Season with black pepper and brown all over, breaking it up as it cooks, about 5 minutes. Add the bell peppers, ginger, and fresno pepper, and cook another 2-3 minutes. Slowly pour in the soy sauce mixture and basil. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook until the sauce coats the chicken, about 3-5 minutes.