Noodle and Chicken Bowl

Who needs takeout when you can create an Asian-inspired main dish at home in 15 minutes?

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

4
cups water
2
packages (3 oz each) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
1
cup fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
2
oz fresh snow pea pods, strings removed, cut in half crosswise (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup shredded or julienne-cut carrots
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
teaspoon sesame oil
1 1/2
cups chopped deli rotisserie chicken (from 2- to 2 1/2-lb chicken)
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling over medium-high heat. Add noodles (breaking apart if desired), spinach, pea pods, carrots and water chestnuts. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in seasoning packets from soup mixes, sesame oil, chicken and onions. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until chicken is hot.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling over medium-high heat. Add noodles (breaking apart if desired), spinach, pea pods, carrots and water chestnuts. Cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Stir in seasoning packets from soup mixes, sesame oil, chicken and onions. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until chicken is hot.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Scatter chopped fresh basil, mint and/or cilantro over the soup just before serving for a fresh taste reminiscent of Vietnamese pho noodle bowls.

Look for stringless snow pea pods. If they are not available, peel the string from each pod before using.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
940mg
940%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.