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Quick and Easy Pansit

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
"Pansit is a traditional Filipino dish similar to pad thai. I adapted this dish from my extended family's authentic pansit recipe, incorporating ingredients readily available at local supermarkets." --Kimberly Rackett, Franklin Square, NY

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package uncooked wide rice sticks (rice-flour noodles)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 (9-ounce) package frozen French-cut green beans
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 303
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 5.7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 2.4 g
  • protein 21.1 g
  • carbohydrate 45.1 g
  • fiber 4.8 g
  • cholesterol 40 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 275 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and set aside.

  2. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and mushrooms to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add chicken, carrots, peas, and beans; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper, and noodles. Serve immediately.