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Asian Chicken with Pasta Recipe

Asian Chicken with Pasta Recipe

Mild flavors make this a dish even picky eaters will like. The coleslaw mix brings a pleasing crunch to the veggie-filled recipe. Rebecca Sams - Oak Harbor, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup prepared balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/3 cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 1 package (12 ounces) broccoli coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute chicken in vinaigrette and salad dressing until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute the coleslaw mix, mushrooms, red pepper and onion until tender. Add the seasonings. Stir in the chicken; heat through. Drain pasta. Add to chicken mixture; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 320 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 474 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.