This Asian-inspired angel hair pasta dinner is perfect for busy weeknights. Sauteed chicken ups the protein content, while the veggies add satisfying crunch.
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
How to Make It
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.
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