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Recipe: Thai Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Thai Peanut Noodles with Chicken by Sound Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. brown rice or Soba noodles
  • 2 cups cooked chicken or turkey or sautéed firm tofu cut into cubes
  • ½ cup natural peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
  • 3 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground or minced ginger
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic (1 clove)
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 medium-sized red or yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 3 green onions, sliced diagonally (~ ¼ cup)
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions and set aside.
  2. Sautee peppers in non-stick canola spray and set aside.
  3. Combine peanut butter, water, soy sauce, vinegar, and ginger in a large sauce pan and whisk until blended.  Simmer over low to medium heat for ~10 minutes until sauce is creamy.
  4. Add cooked pasta, chicken, turkey or tofu and toss in peanut sauce.  Add sautéed peppers, green onions and toss lightly. 
  5. Sprinkle chopped cilantro on top and serve while hot.

Makes 8 servings.  Nutrition Facts per serving (using chicken):  331 calories, 10.5 grams fat, 36.4 grams carbohydrate, 22.2 grams protein, 2.5 gm fiber, 68 mg cholesterol, 267 mg sodium

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