Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce, Chicken, and Snap Peas
Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce, Chicken, and Snap Peas
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This recipe is part of our Back-to-School Meal Plan featuring five easy weeknight dinners made from one grocery bag of ingredients. This simple noodle bowl comes together quickly, thanks to a delicious and easy make-ahead peanut sauce. The combination of roast chicken, carrots, snap peas, and cucumbers offers a refreshing yet satisfying dinner, but feel free to use whatever vegetables you’d like. Roast the chicken ahead of time to get dinner on the table even faster.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
    • 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed
    • 2 limes, divided
    • 1 batch Kid-Friendly Peanut Sauce
    • 8 ounces dried thin rice noodles
    • 1/2 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped, divided
    • 1/2 cup toasted peanuts, coarsely chopped, divided
    • 2 Persian cucumbers, thinly sliced on the bias
    • 2 medium carrots (about 4 ounces each), grated
    • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 614 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.15%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 133 mg 44.41%
    • Sodium: 879 mg 36.64%
    • Calcium: 73 mg 7.3%
    • Potassium: 590 mg 16.85%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 61 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.16%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 37 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 4.83%
    • Vitamin C 65.95%
    • Vitamin D 0.35%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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