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Thai Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Thai Chicken Fettuccine Recipe

Salsa and peanut butter make a taste-tempting pair in this unique chicken recipe from Michelle Van Loon of Gurnee, Illinois. "Its innovative flavor combination, fresh taste and ease of preparation will bowl you over," says Michelle.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. For sauce, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Set aside.
  • 2. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Add red pepper; cook and stir until crisp-tender.
  • 3. Drain fettuccine; top with chicken mixture and sauce. Sprinkle with cilantro. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 476 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 492 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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