Saturday, January 7, 2012

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken
Adapted from Family Favorite Recipes
Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 6 Serving Size: 1/6th of recipe • Old Points: 6 pts Points+: 8 pts
Calories: 337.9 • Fat: 4.6 g • Carbs: 51.4 g • Fiber: 3.7 g • Protein: 21.1 g

Light Peanut Sauce:

  • 14.5 oz fat free chicken broth (vegetarians use vegetable broth)
  • 5 tbsp better'n peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce (use Tamari for gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 16 oz chicken breast, cut into thin strips
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha chili sauce (more or less to taste)
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (use Tamari for gluten free)
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 8 oz rice noodles
  • 3/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 1/4 cups cup shredded broccoli slaw
  • 1 cup bean bean sprouts
  • 2 tbsp chopped peanuts
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • cilantro for garnish (optional)

For the peanut sauce:


1 cup chicken broth, peanut butter,


, honey, 2 tbsp soy sauce, ginger, and 3 cloves crushed garlic in a small saucepan and simmer over medium-low heat stirring occasionally until sauce becomes smooth and well blended, about 5-10 minutes. Set aside.


water for the noodles cook pasta according to package instructions.


chicken with salt and pepper, sriracha, lime, garlic, ginger and soy sauce.


a large skillet or wok until hot.


oil and


chicken on high heat until cooked through, about 2-3 minutes;


from heat and

set aside



2 cloves crushed garlic, scallions, carrots, broccoli slaw and/or bean sprouts and salt,


until tender crisp, about 1-2 minutes.


noodles and


with peanut sauce and additional chicken broth if needed to loosen the sauce. When chicken is cooked,


with noodles.

Divide noodles and chicken between 6 bowls, top with sauteed vegetables, bean sprouts, chopped peanuts (or you can toss everything together to hide the vegetables so your family members don't push them aside!) and garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.