Ginger-Lemongrass Chicken with Cilantro Rice Noodles

Better Homes and Gardens

Yield: 1 serving
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  1. ingredients
  2. 1/4
  3. cup sliced green onions
  4. 1/4
  5. cup sliced lemongrass or 1/2 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel
  6. 1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  7. 6 cloves garlic
  8. 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  9. 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  10. 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/4 lb. total)
  11. 1 recipe Cilantro Rice Noodles *
  12. Lime wedges (optional)

  13. directions
  14. 1. For rub, in a food processor or blender combine green onions, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, lime juice, and oil. Cover; process to a thin paste. Rub paste onto chicken.

  15. 2. Place chicken on the grill rack directly over medium heat; grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling.

  16. 3. To serve, slice chicken. On 4 dinner plates, arrange chicken slices and Cilantro Rice noodles. If desired, serve with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.

  17. 4. *Cilantro Rice Noodles: In a large saucepan, cook 8 ounces rice noodles in a large amount of boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup bottled fish sauce, 3 tablespoons lime juice, 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, and 1 or 2 cloves minced garlic; stir until brown sugar is dissolved. Add noodles, 1 cup shredded carrots, 1/4 cup coarsely snipped fresh cilantro, and 1/4 cup peanuts; toss gently to coat. Makes 4 cups.

  18. nutrition facts
  19. Calories540.6 Total Fat (g)13.5 Saturated Fat (g)2.2, Monounsaturated Fat (g)4.3, Polyunsaturated Fat (g)5.9, Cholesterol (mg)82.1, Sodium (mg)1669.7, Carbohydrate (g)64.8, Total Sugar (g)9.2, Fiber (g)2.4, Protein (g)38.8, Vitamin C (DV%)23, Calcium (DV%)8, Iron (DV%)14, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
June 2011

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