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Wednesday, March 07 2012

Fettuccine meets ginger, sugar snap peas and other Asian flavors in this low-fat recipe. It's a satisfying meal that delivers on taste and nutrition.


Asian Primavera Stir-Fry
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Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Total Time: 30 mins
     ounce  dried shiitake mushrooms
     tablespoon  cornstarch
     ounces  dried fettuccine
    12  ounces  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces
     tablespoons  dry sherry
     tablespoons  light soy sauce
     tablespoon  grated fresh ginger
     cloves  garlic, minced
        Nonstick cooking spray
     cup  sugar snap peas (strings and tips removed)
     ounces  tiny whole carrots with tops (about 12), trimmed
       green onions, bias-sliced into 1-inch pieces
        Green onion strips (optional)

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.

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

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

Lightly coat a wok or large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-frysugar 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.

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.


2-1/2 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 2 Meat
Nutrition information
Calories 333, Total Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 45 mg, Sodium 324 mg, Carbohydrate 48 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 25 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 0%. Exchanges: Vegetable 1, Starch 2.5, Lean Meat 2. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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