Kung Pao Noodles and Chicken

Looking for a classic Asian dinner? Then check out this chicken and noodles recipe - ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

2
cups uncooked fine egg noodles (3 ounces)
1
tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
1 1/4
pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
envelope (7/8 ounce) hot and spicy kung pao chicken Oriental seasoning mix
3/4
cup water
1
tablespoon sugar
1
tablespoon soy sauce
6
medium green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup dry-roasted peanuts
Crushed red pepper, if desired

  • 1 Cook and drain noodles as directed on package; keep warm.
  • 2 Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Stir seasoning mix (dry), water, sugar and soy sauce into chicken. Heat to boiling. Stir in onions. Boil 30 seconds to 1 minute, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened. Stir in noodles; toss to coat.
  • 4 Sprinkle with peanuts and red pepper.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
275
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1040mg
1040%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.