How To Make Shirataki Noodle Chicken Alfredo
How To Prepare Shirataki Noodles
Rinse the shirataki noodles with cold water to remove their unwanted natural smell before cooking. To cook the shirataki noodles, cook them in boiling water for 2-3 minutes and drain them out using a colander or strainer. You can use the same pot or saucepan to dry them completely or remove the excess moisture from boiling by stirring it around in medium-low heat. Set it aside until ready to combine with chicken alfredo sauce.
How To Make Chicken Alfredo Sauce
Heat up the cooked shredded chicken and season with salt and pepper; pour in the alfredo sauce. Stir it around, and your sauce should be ready when it’s heated thoroughly. You can give it a quick taste before combining it with the shirataki noodles and add more seasoning as needed.
How To Assemble Shirataki Noodle Chicken Alfredo
Combine your cooked shirataki noodles and warm chicken alfredo sauce and stir until the noodles are fully coated. You can use a serving bowl or plate and garnish with grated parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves. Serve warm and enjoy!
Ingredients & Substitutions
- Shirataki Noodles - this type of noodles originated from Japan and is ideal for special diets since it is low carb and low in calories. You can find them in grocery stores, and they can come in fettuccine, angel hair, or ziti. They taste very neutral and have an almost rubbery texture. It is one of the great low-carb pasta substitutions.
- Cooked Shredded Chicken - this recipe is a great way to use your leftover cooked chicken. If you don’t have some leftover chicken, you can get a pack from the store or make your own by just boiling some chicken fillet and shredding it once cooked.
- Alfredo Sauce - feel free to use your go-to store-bought alfredo sauce or make your own using this easy Keto Alfredo Sauce recipe.
Tips & Suggestions
- Always boil or soak them in hot water before eating. But you can store them uncooked in their original water for up to a week.
- Shirataki noodles have quite a few alternative names, miracle noodles and konjac noodles are two of the most frequently used ones
Frequently Asked Questions
Can this Shirataki Noodle Chicken Alfredo be made ahead?
Yes! It reheats well too. It can be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days in an airtight and microwave-safe container, making it great for meal prep.
Can you freeze shirataki noodles?
Since shirataki noodles have high water content, they don’t freeze well, and defrosting can affect their texture.
How do you reheat this shirataki noodle recipe?
You can quickly reheat this Shirataki Noodle Chicken Alfredo in a microwave or a skillet. You can add a little more alfredo sauce to keep it from drying out, especially when heating it in a skillet.
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