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Yaki soba

Serves 2

Although the name suggests soba noodles, wagamama uses ramen noodles in this dish.

4 ounces soba or ramen noodles
2 tablespoons yaki soba sauce (see below)
1 small onion, cut into half-moon slices
4 scallions, cut into 1-inch lengths
Large handful fresh bean sprouts
15 tiny cooked shrimp
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
1/2 each red and green bell pepper , seeded and cubed
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons pickled ginger, cut into matchsticks
1 tablespoon dried shallots
1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
1. Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Drop in the noodles and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until just tender. Drain them into a colander and rinse with cool water.

2. In a large bowl, combine the yaki soba sauce, onion, scallions, bean sprouts, and shrimp. Toss well. Add the noodles and toss again.

3. Heat a wok over medium heat for 2 minutes or until almost smoking. Add the oil. Add the chicken and bell peppers. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the noodle mixture and stir-fry for 3 minutes or until the mixture is warmed through.

4. Add the eggs and continue to stir-fry for 1 minute more or until the eggs are just cooked. Transfer to plates and top with pickled ginger, shallots, and sesame seeds. Adapted from "the wagamama cookbook"

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