Monday, March 14, 2011

Asian Chicken

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Prep time: 10 minutes     Total: 25 minutes
Servings:    4 servings (2 cups each)

Ingredients:

8     oz angel hair pasta, uncooked
2     cups broccoli florets (both fresh and frozen work well)
1     lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
1/2  c. Kraft Asian toasted Sesame dressing
2     TBSP soy sauce
1/4  tsp. each ground ginger, garlic powder, crushed red pepper
1/3  c. chopped dry roasted peanuts (optional)


Directions:
1.  Cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli to the boiling water for the last 3 minutes of the pasta cooking time.

2.  Meanwhile, spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6-8 minutes or until cooked through, stirring and cutting into bite-sized pieces.  Stir in dressing, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and crushed red pepper; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.

3.  Drain pasta mixture; place in large bowl. Add chicken mixture; mix lightly. Spoon evenly into 4 serving bowls; sprinkle with the peanuts.


Note: For a family of 5, I double this recipe using 6 cups broccoli and 2 lbs of chicken.

Substitute: Use whatever vegetables you have on hand, such as snow peas, sliced bell peppers, sliced carrots or chopped red onions with or  instead of the broccoli.

Enjoy!

Blessings,
Ellen

15 comments:

  1. Looks good! I love Asian food! Stopping by from FTLOB

    Frugally Green Mom

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  2. I am following you (suelee1998) from the blog hop, you have a great site. Would you please follow me back? http://susansdisneyfamily.blogspot.com/
    thank you :)

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  3. This looks great! I have been craving Asian food! Stopping by from Tasty Tuesday!

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  4. Hi! I'm following from the Tuesday hop! What a great site! I would love a follow back at
    www.lifesgristle.blogspot.com!

    :)
    Marcy

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  5. Hi! I love stifries, they definitely do not deserve the bad name from those unhealthy takeaway shops! I've got some tips for getting that tender meat and intense flavour you get from chi restaurants, you can check them out if you like (:

    http://mummyicancook.blogspot.com/2011/02/secrets-to-chinese-stir-fry.html

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  6. Ellen, this looks really good! Thank you for linking up this week!

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  7. This dish looks wonderful. I am always looking for something new to try with chicken. This is it!

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  8. That's a delicious looking dish! Such great flavors!

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  9. This looks really tasty. I will look forward to giving it a try. Thanks for linking up to What's On the Menu Wednesday. I hope you will visit often:) Happy St. Patrick's Day.

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  10. Hi Ellen,
    Your Asian Chicken looks so delicious. I just love the flavor combination. Thank you for sharing on Full Plate Thursday and please come back!

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  11. Just stopping by from HearthNSoul and I wanted to invite you to my Iron Chef Challenge which starts tomorrow and the themed ingredient is canned tomatoes. Link up a recipe and you'll have a chance to win a prize. Hope you can join in the fun!!!

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  12. This looks really great. I love Asian stir fry dihes.

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  13. Hi Ellen, I want to personally welcome you to the hearth and soul hop! I am now following your blog. Could you please link back to the hop in your blog post so more folks can share in the fun? I adore making pasta like this with all the flavors of Asia! Such a great change up from typical spaghetti! Thanks for sharing this on the hearth and soul hop! All the best, alex

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  14. i have to look in my grocery aisles better...i never heard of kraft toasted sesame dressing. your chicken and noodles look amazing...what a wonderful recipe. thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club

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