Szechuan Chicken and Pasta

Five ingredients, 30 minutes and you've got a delicious chicken and pasta dinner!

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4- to 1-inch pieces
1
small red onion, cut into thin wedges
2
cups water
1 1/2
cups uncooked fusilli (corkscrew) pasta (about 6 oz)
1
bag (19 oz) Green Giant™ Create a Meal!® frozen stir-fry Szechuan meal starter

  • 1 Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and onion; stir-fry 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is light brown.
  • 2 Stir in water; heat to boiling. Stir in pasta. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is almost tender (do not drain).
  • 3 Stir in contents of meal starter bag. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 8 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender and sauce chips are melted.

Expert Tips

For an additional time-saver, look for already sliced chicken breast strips in the meat aisle (the package may be labeled "chicken for stir-fry"). You'll need about 1/2 pound of strips for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
820mg
820%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.