Quick and Easy Pansit

"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


6 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

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Nutritional 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


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


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

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.

Kimberly Rackett, Franklin Square, New York,

Cooking Light

May 2007
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