Prep: 1. Boil water for noodles (if using dry) 2. Slice/chop: cucumber, fennel (if using), orange pepper, red onion, basil, and mint leaves. 3. Grate ginger. Mince garlic. Juice limes. 4. In bowl, whisk ginger, garlic, fish sauce, lime juice and sesame oil. Set sauce aside. 5. If using dry noodles, soak in boiling water for 10 minutes, drain and set aside. Rinse noodles in cold water, quickly after cooked. Follow package instruction for fresh noodles. Make: 1. In frying pan, heat olive oil over medium- high heat. 2. Add chicken breast and cook on each side until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. 3. Season with salt and pepper, remove from heat and slice into 1/2" pieces, set aside. 4. In a large bowl, combine noodles, chicken, cucumber, fennel, orange pepper, red onion, arugula, basil and mint leaves. 5. Pour over sauce and toss. 6. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve.
If you have leftover chicken or pork this is a great place to use it!