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Asian Chicken with Pasta

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.
  • Makes
    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

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 320 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 474mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • MarineMom_texas
    Feb 21, 2017

    We had this delicious recipe tonight. I followed the recipe but used green onions since that was all I had. It was easy to prepare and went together quickly. Both hubby and I want to have it again. I highly recommend this recipe.Volunteer Field Editor

  • rhcluvscady2
    Jan 18, 2012

    Good recipe, added some horseradish and soy sauce for added flavor but was yummy!

  • MomoJ
    Jan 15, 2012

    My son and I enjoyed this but we will make a few substitutions to fit our tastes. It seemed to be missing something.

  • Kerstin12
    Jan 13, 2012

    I thought this was a great dish and way fewer calories than ordering asian delivery! I did however replace the Italian dressing for an Asian sesame ginger vinagarette by wishbone and still used the balsamic. I ommited the ginger since it was in the dressing and thought the asian flavor was perfect! I also added crushed red pepper flakes because I love spicy. Lastly, in order to cut calories and carbs I used spaghetti squash and it tasted wonderful. Definitely going to make it again and I love that it's healthy.

  • kaa51
    Jan 5, 2012

    I have made it several times. Very easy, quick. The only thing I added different is to add more seasoning than what is called for. My family likes seasonings

  • blessed72
    Feb 25, 2011

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  • kellermeanie
    Jan 25, 2011

    I would have to agree with time2cook. This wasn't the best. It was missing something, but I guess that's why it is considered a "lighter dish".

  • time2cook
    Aug 3, 2010

    I liked it, but needs a little something to add some more flavor. Not sure what to add. A thicker sauce of some kind would be good.

  • sbrylander
    Aug 27, 2009

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  • caotis
    Aug 9, 2009

    After quitting smoking 4 months ago, I gained 20 pounds, so started looking for recipes that were low in fat, yet high in flavor. This recipe fits the bill! I made my own Balsamic Viniagrette (balsamic vinegar, chopped garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil) and fresh chopped ginger (1 tsp) and garlic (2 tsp) instead of the ground.I will make this one again!