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Lemongrass Chicken And Noodles

Homemade Thai food is easier than you may think. All you need is a little lemongrass, lime zest, red pepper flakes and cilantro, and you're on your way.

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Cooking spray
  = (5 one-second sprays per serving)
12 oz 340gUncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts - cut 1" pieces
4 oz 113gScallions, green and white parts - chopped (medium)
2 tablespoons 30mlCoarsely-chopped lemon grass
  = (buy 1 stalk, discard tough outer
  Portion and coarsely chop interior)
2   Garlic cloves - minced (medium)
1 cup 237mlFat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons 30mlLow-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon 5mlFreshly-grated lime zest
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlRed pepper flakes - crushed
8 oz 227gUncooked whole-wheat spaghetti - cooked and kept hot
1/2 cup 8g / 0.3ozFresh cilantro leaves - coarsely chopped

Recipe Instructions

Coat a large nonstick skillet or wok with cooking spray and set pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook 5 minutes, until golden brown on all sides.

Add scallions, lemongrass and garlic and stir-fry 2 minutes.

Add broth, soy sauce, zest and red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Add spaghetti and cook 1 minute to heat through. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.

This recipe yields 4 servings; about 1 cup per serving.

Points® Value: 6

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