Chicken, Broccoli and Noodles in Peanut Sauce
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Chicken, Broccoli and Noodles in Peanut Sauce

Asian noodle dishes are a fantastic way to fill your family's plate with loads of veggies and lean protein.
Course Entree
Cuisine Asian
Keyword noodles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 410kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce

Ingredients

  • 8 oz whole wheat spaghetti or soba noodles
  • 16 oz chicken breasts cut in cubes
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 4 c broccoli florets
  • 1/4 c peanut sauce
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salty water to a boil and cook whole wheat spaghetti according to package directions.
  • Reserve 1/2 c cooking water before draining pasta; set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large wok or saute pan to medium high and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Season chicken breast with a bit of salt and pepper to taste and saute for 6-8 minutes until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, add onions and peppers to pan and saute 5 minutes until translucent.
  • Add broccoli florets and reserved pasta water and cover with pan to steam 3-4 minutes until broccoli is bright green.
  • Stir in peanut sauce and add chicken and pasta.
  • Serve with fresh chopped scallions on top.

Notes

Excellent source of Vitamin C, good source of Vitamin A and iron

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 56.1g | Protein: 36.5g | Fat: 9.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 475mg | Fiber: 10.5g