Zero (konjac) noodles with poached miso ginger chicken broth

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

Shirataki noodles, such as Zero Noodles, are low-carb and low-calorie but still satisfy your appetite. Here they are served in a healthy miso ginger broth with chicken and pak choi.



  • light chicken stock 1 litre
  • ginger 5cm chunk, cut into slices
  • skinless, boneless chicken breasts 2
  • baby pak choi 4, halved
  • white miso 2 tbsp
  • sesame oil 1 tsp
  • shirataki noodles 300g, rinsed really well and drained
  • chives ½ bunch, chopped to serve


  • Step 1

    Put the chicken stock in a pan with the ginger, bring to a simmer and cook gently for 5 minutes. Add the chicken breasts, poach for 10 minutes or until cooked through, then take out to rest. Cook the pak choi for 4 minutes, then take out of the pan.

  • Step 2

    Strain the broth into a clean pan. Add the miso and sesame oil and bring back to a gentle simmer. Slice the chicken and divide between 4 bowls with the noodles and pak choi. Spoon over the hot broth and serve sprinkled with chives.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 147
  • Fat 2.6g
  • Saturates 0.7g
  • Carbs 3.7g
  • Fibre 3.2g
  • Protein 25.6g
  • Salt 1.7g