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Saturday, February 11 2012
This noodle bowl recipe combines cut up vegetables and chicken with peanut butter, soy sauce, and brown sugar for a tasty main dish.

Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: Makes 4


2 3-oz. pkg. Oriental-flavored ramen noodles
3 cups cut-up vegetables, such as broccoli florets, red sweet pepper strips, halved pea pods, and/or thinly sliced carrots
1-1/4 cups water
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 8-oz. can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 8-oz. can bamboo shoots, drained
1/4 cup chopped peanuts
1/4 cup sliced green onions
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1. Set aside 1 seasoning packet from noodles to use in recipe; store remaining packet for another use. In a large saucepan bring 2 quarts water to boiling. Break up noodles slightly and add to water along with cut-up vegetables. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Drain and return to saucepan.
2. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a medium saucepan whisk together the 1-1/4 cups water, peanut butter, soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch, crushed red pepper, and seasoning packet. Whisk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Add chicken, water chestnuts, and bamboo shoots to sauce; heat through. Add to noodle mixture in saucepan. Toss to combine. Top with peanuts and green onions. Serve immediately. Makes 4 (1-1/2-cup) servings.

nutrition information
Calories 646, Total Fat 30 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Monounsaturated Fat 8 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g, Cholesterol 82 mg, Sodium 1511 mg, Carbohydrate 64 g, Total Sugar 14 g, Fiber 6 g, Protein 38 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 113%, Calcium 27%, Iron 21%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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