New Year always means eating better, lighter. lets face it everyone indulges over the Holidays and wants to get “back on track” eating wise in the New Year. Here is a great lighter recipe that might help you stick to your plan!
Asian-Style Chicken and Pasta
•2 cups dried Chinese egg noodles or fine egg noodles (4 ounces)
•1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
•1/3 cup bottled stir-fry sauce
•1 cup snow pea pods or fresh sugar snap peas, tips and stems removed, and cut up
•1 medium red sweet pepper, cut into bite-size strips
•2 teaspoons peanut oil or cooking oil
•5 ounces cooked chicken breast, cut into strips (about 1 cup)
•2 tablespoons coarsely chopped cashews or peanuts or toasted sliced almonds
1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain; set aside. Stir ginger into the bottled stir-fry sauce; set aside.
2. In a large skillet cook and stir peas and sweet pepper in hot oil over medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add cooked noodles, chicken, stir-fry sauce, and cashews; heat through.
Servings Per Recipe 4, Calories 235, Protein (gm) 18, Carbohydrate (gm) 24, Fat, total (gm) 7, Cholesterol (mg) 49, Saturated fat (gm) 1, Dietary Fiber, total (gm) 3, Sodium (mg) 540, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 1, Very Lean Meat () 2, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet