Ginger Noodles with Sesame Egg Strips

Ginger Noodles with Sesame Egg Strips

Ginger Noodles with Sesame Egg Strips

Even though this recipe gets most of its protein from eggs, it's virtually cholesterol free. Only the egg whites are used, thus eliminating the fat and cholesterol that is contained in the yolks.


Makes 4 servings


5 egg whites
6 teaspoons teriyaki sauce, divided
3 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds,* divided
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
6 ounces Chinese rice noodles or vermicelli, cooked and well drained
1/3 cup sliced green onions

*To toast sesame seeds, spread seeds in small skillet. Shake skillet over medium heat 2 minutes or until seeds begin to pop and turn golden.


  1. Beat together egg whites, 2 teaspoons teriyaki sauce and 1 teaspoon sesame seeds.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add oil; heat until hot. Pour egg mixture into skillet; cook 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until bottom of omelet is set. Turn omelet over; cook 30 seconds to 1 minute. Slide out onto plate; cool and cut into 1/2-inch strips.
  3. Add broth, ginger and remaining 4 teaspoons teriyaki sauce to skillet. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium. Add noodles; heat through. Add omelet strips and onions; heat through. Sprinkle with remaining 2 teaspoons sesame seeds.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 3/4 cup
Calories 111
Calories from Fat 19 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 7 g
Sodium 226 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Meat 1/2
Fat 1/2

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