Spicy Asian Noodles with Chicken

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<p>Spicy Asian Noodles with Chicken</p>
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

Bring the flavor of your favorite takeout to the dinner table in just 30 minutes. Add a snow pea sauté to complete the meal. This dish can also be made gluten-free; just be sure to check the labels on some Asian condiments that may contain hidden gluten.

4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)


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1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, divided
1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce {Check for Gluten}
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce {Check for Gluten}
2 teaspoons sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste)
1 (6.75-ounce) package thin rice sticks (rice-flour noodles)
2 tablespoons chopped dry-roasted peanuts


1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic to pan; cook 45 seconds, stirring constantly. Place in a large bowl. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon oil, chicken, and next 6 ingredients (through sambal).

2. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain. Cut noodles into smaller pieces. Add noodles to bowl; toss well to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Created date

February 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 381
Fat 8.1 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 27.5 g
Carbohydrate 47.1 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 614 mg
Calcium 55 mg