Chicken Hekka with Noodles

By ADW|2017-01-06T10:17:10-05:00Updated: December 27th, 2009|Diabetes Recipes, Pasta, Poultry|0 Comments


  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup Splenda No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
  • 2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 3 carrots, julinned
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 14oz can sliced bamboo shoots, drained
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup trimmed and coarsely chopped watercress
  • 1 8oz package of rice noodles, soaked and cut into 2 inch pieces


  1. Cut chicken meat into bite sized pieces. In a medium bowl, combine the SPlenda, soy sauce and mirin wine. Mix well and seat aside.
  2. IN a skillet or wok, heat oil over medium high heat. Squeeze juice from grated ginger into wok, add ginger and stir fry until brown.
  3. Discard ginger fibers and increase heat to high. Add chicken and season with soy sauce mixture. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. One at a time, add the carrots, onions, bamboo shoots, mushrooms and watercress. Stir after each addition.
  5. Add the rice noodles and cook for about 3 minutes or until done, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 8 Servings
Calories:    330
Calories from Fat:    50
Total Fat:    6g
Saturated Fat:    1g
Cholesterol:    50mg
Sodium:    1480mg
Total Carbs:    40g
Dietary Fiber:    3g
Sugars:    12g
Protein:    22g

Recipe Courtesy of Splenda Inc. Splenda is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

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