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Look for Tamari in the soy sauce aisle.

Ginger Sesame Chicken Noodle Pot

It’s safe to say that sesame plus chicken is a culinary match made in heaven. Add ginger for kick and carrot noodles for crunch and you’ve got a delicious and healthy lunch in minutes.

Serves 1

1 teaspoon chinese five spice powder

1 small handful cilantro leaves + a few fresh mint leaves

1 pinch chili flakes or cayenne

1 small garlic clove, finely minced

3 tablespoons freshly grated ginger, squeezed to get 1.5 tablespoons ginger juice

1 tablespoon tamari

¾ teaspoon toasted sesame oil

1-2 scallions, thinly sliced

1 handful cooked shredded chicken

1 handful spinach leaves or shredded red cabbage

1 handful sliced mushrooms

1 small carrot, roughly grated or spiralized into carrot noodles

1 lime wedge

1. Combine all ingredients in a heatproof jar and refrigerate until ready to eat.

2. When ready, boil the kettle and remove the lime wedge from the jar.

3. Let the boiled water sit for a minute or two before adding it to the jar, leaving a half-inch gap at the top.

4. Stir, cover and let sit five minutes.

5. Remove the lid, stir again, squeeze in the lime juice and enjoy.

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