Longevity Noodles

Longevity noodles are often served during Chinese New Year because the dish symbolizes long life. We think that is a good reason to eat it more often!

Longevity Noodles

Longevity noodles are often served during Chinese New Year because the dish symbolizes long life.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword longevity noodles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings, 1½ cups each
Calories 322 kcal
Author Openfit


  • 6 oz. dry rice noodles (or whole-grain angel hair pasta)
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 medium carrot cut into matchstick-sized pieces (or ⅔ cup shredded)
  • 2 medium shallots finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 cups low-sodium organic vegetable broth warm, divided use
  • 3 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 8 oz. cooked chicken breast boneless, skinless, shredded
  • 2 cups thinly sliced Napa cabbage
  • ½ cup bean sprouts (mung beans)
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced (for garnish; optional)


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add carrot and shallots; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.
  5. Add ½ cup broth, soy sauce, chicken, cabbage, and bean sprouts; cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until cabbage is tender-crisp. Set aside.
  6. Divide noodles evenly between 4 serving bowls. Top evenly with remaining broth, carrot mixture, and green onions (if desired).
  7. Serve immediately.