Citrus Grilled Chicken Noodle Salad

This protein-packed pasta will keep you full well after lunchtime.

Citrus Grilled Chicken Noodle Salad
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This fresh, healthy, and nutritious salad is easy to prepare and tote to work. Choose whichever type of noodles suits your fancy like rice or soba noodles, or a specialty noodle found at your local health food store.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 389; Total Fat: 7 grams; Saturated Fat: 1 gram; Protein: 25 grams; Carbohydrates: 55 grams; Sugars: 2 grams; Fiber: 4 grams; Cholesterol: 62 milligrams; Sodium: 370 milligrams 

Recipe and photo courtesy Joana Oliveira of My Gut Feeling.

Prep time

10 min.

Cook time

10 min.

  • 12 oz of chicken breast cutlets
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 8.8 oz noodles
  • 1 cup red tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives, sliced
  • A squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • A dash of olive oil (optional)

Season the chicken with the lemon juice, soy sauce and a pinch of salt.

Grill the chicken over a medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink.

Cook noodles according to package directions. 

Drain the noodles under cold water and transfer them to a salad bowl.

Stir in the tomatoes, chives, and lemon juice.

Finish by sprinkling the sunflower seeds.

If needed, season to taste with salt and olive oil.