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Wednesday, January 05 2011


  • 1  ounce  dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1  tablespoon  cornstarch
  • 6  ounces  dried fettuccine
  • 12  ounces  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2  tablespoons  dry sherry
  • 2  tablespoons  light soy sauce
  • 1  tablespoon  grated fresh ginger
  • 2  cloves  garlic, minced
  •     Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1  cup  sugar snap peas (strings and tips removed)
  • 8  ounces  tiny whole carrots with tops (about 12), trimmed
  • 4    green onions, bias-sliced into 1-inch pieces
  •     Green onion strips (optional)


1. In a small bowl combine dried mushrooms and 1 cup warm water; let stand for 15 minutes. Drain mushrooms, squeezing out excess liquid; reserve liquid. Slice mushroom caps; discard stems. Stir cornstarch into reserved mushroom liquid.

2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.

3. In a bowl stir together the chicken, sherry, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic; set aside.

4. Lightly coat a wok or large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry sugar snap peas and carrots for 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add green onions and stir-fry for 1 minute more. Remove vegetables from wok; set aside. Add chicken mixture to wok. Stir-fry for 2 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Push chicken from center of wok. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to center of wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

5. Return vegetables to wok. Add mushrooms and pasta. Stir to coat with sauce. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until heated through. If desired, garnish with green onion curls. Makes 4 servings.

Exchanges: 2-1/2 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 2 Meat

nutrition facts

  • Calories333, 
  • Total Fat (g)3, 
  • Saturated Fat (g)1, 
  • Cholesterol (mg)45, 
  • Sodium (mg)324,
  • Carbohydrate (g)48, 
  • Fiber (g)3, 
  • Protein (g)25, 
  • Starch (d.e.)2.5, 
  • Vegetables (d.e.)1,
  • Lean Meat (d.e.)2, 
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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