Asian Chicken Noodle Toss

 

Recipe: Asian Chicken Noodle Toss

Summary: Great tasting, simple to prepare recipe with an Asian flair

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of thinly cut or shredded cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup of peanut butter (creamy is best)
  • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger (or powdered)
  • 3 tbsp fat free, low sodium chicken broth or water
  • 12 ounces linguine
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 small red pepper, cut into small strips
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Boil linguine in a large pot of water until tender (al dente). Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Place linguine in a large bowl.
  3. While pasta is cooking, blend or process the peanut butter, soy sauce, vinegar, chili garlic sauce, sugar, ginger and broth until smooth.
  4. Add chicken, carrots, scallions, pepper strips and chopped cilantro to bowl of linguine and toss.
  5. Pour peanut sauce over the pasta mixture and toss well to coat.
  6. If sauce is too thick, thin with extra broth or a little water.

My Suggestions: I like to serve with over rice. For a treat we either make or buy fortune cookies and the kids all have fun reading the funny fortunes inside.

Cooking time (duration): 20

Diet (other): Reduced fat

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Chinese

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