Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken and Snow Peas

Oxmoor House
This Asian-inspired angel hair pasta dinner is perfect for busy weeknights.  Sauteed chicken ups the protein content, while the veggies add satisfying crunch.
4 (2-cup) servings.

Ingredients

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2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
4 cups fresh snow pea pods, trimmed
1 cup julienne-sliced sweet yellow pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
8 ounces skinned, boned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
3 large cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
8 ounces capellini (angel hair pasta), uncooked

Preparation

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add snow peas and next 5 ingredients; saute 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Add salt and five-spice powder; cook 1 additional minute. Remove from heat, and set aside.

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain well. Combine snow pea mixture and pasta, tossing well.

Created date

August 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 370
Caloriesfromfat 10 %
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 1.6 g
Protein 23.1 g
Carbohydrate 58.2 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 33 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 344 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg