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Sesame Chicken Udon Noodles

Easy and delicious sesame chicken udon noodles that are sweet, spicy, and fresh, they will make you lick the bowl clean! If you can’t find Udon, any noodles will work but Udon are best, with their characteristic chewy bite, they make the whole dish even better!

  • Yield: Serves 2 + lunch the next day for 1 1x



1 Cucumber

Sprinkle of salt

5 Cooked Chicken Thighs (pre-cooked, or shredded rotisserie chicken or seasoned with salt and pepper, and olive oil and roasted in a hot oven (200c) for 50mins)

2 Spring Onions

2 Tbsp Tahini

1 Tbsp Crispy Chilli Oil (plus more for drizzling on the top if you like a little more heat)

1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1 Tsp Rice Wine Vinegar

1 tsp honey

400g Udon

2 Tbsp Toasted Sesame Seeds


Grate the cucumber, then pop it in a sieve set over a bowl. Add salt and leave the liquid to drain out.

Finely slice those spring onions and shred your cooked chicken thighs.

Add tahini, chilli oil, soy sauce, vinegar, honey and a pinch of salt to a bowl. Add a little water, then whisk with a fork until it’s lovely and smooth.

Pour boiling water over your udon in a pan. Cover the pan and leave for 5 mins. Drain the noodles.

Mix everything together. Sprinkle with a few more sesame seeds and a little more chilli crisp if you want and enjoy!

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