Desperation Chicken Dinner
"This dish saves a lot of time when I need a quick supper on busy nights," explains Penny Mularz of Auburn, Michigan. "I keep cooked chicken in the freezer to speed up the preparation. Sometimes I substitute carrots for the frozen corn."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2-1/2 cups water
- 2 packages (3 ounces each) chicken ramen noodles
- 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
- 1/2 cup frozen peas
- 1/2 cup frozen corn
- 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
- In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add noodles with contents of seasoning packets, chicken, peas and corn. Cook, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until vegetables and noodles are tender. Stir in the mushrooms; heat through.
Nutrition Facts2 cups: 305 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 751mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein.
Originally published as Desperation Chicken Dinner in Quick Cooking September/October 2004