- Preheat the oven to 375˚F. Set chicken on a parchment paper-lined baking pan. Combine the 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce and 2 Tbsp. of the lime juice in a small bowl; pour over the chicken. Bake chicken 25 minutes, basting occasionally, or until cooked through. Cool the chicken to room temperature, and then refrigerate until needed below.
- Cook the noodles in boiling water until just tender, about 2 to 3 minutes, and then drain well. Submerge the noodles in cold water to cool, and then drain well again.
- Place the vegetable oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, ginger and remaining lime juice in a large bowl. Add the noodles, carrot, green onion, bell pepper, bean spouts and chopped cilantro and toss to combine.
- Divide the noodles among four shallow bowls. Slice the chicken and arrange one breast on top of each salad, drizzling it with any sauce remaining in the baking pan. Top and garnish salads with cilantro springs, lime wedges and chopped peanuts, if using. Serve with salads with additional Thai-style sweet chili sauce, if desired.
Note: Thai-style sweet chili sauce and Chinese-style egg noodles are available in our Asian foods aisle. Diamond brand noodles were used when testing this recipe.
Recipe Options: Use rice noodles instead egg noodles. Replace some of the vegetables called for with others that appeal, such as chilled, blanched snow peas, sliced Napa cabbage, or grated English cucumber. Instead of chicken breast, roast and glaze a 1 1/4 lb. piece of pork tenderloin with the sweet chili sauce mixture. Cooking time, at the same temperature called for, for the chicken, will be about 30 minutes. Once chilled, thinly slice and divide and arrange the pork on top of the noodles.