Quick Asian Noodles with Chicken Sausage

Quick Asian Noodles with Chicken Sausage

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Have this flavor packed Asian-inspired chicken dinner on the table in under 25 minutes!

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • ½ of an 8-oz. pkg. (1 packet) dried brown rice noodles, such as Thai Kitchen brand
  • 1 20-ounce can pineapple chunks (juice pack), undrained
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 cooked chicken sausage links with spinach and garlic, such as Simply Balanced brand
  • 1 (6 ounce) package fresh snow pea pods, such as Green Giant brand

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  1. Prepare rice noodles according to package directions; drain. Rinse with hot water and drain again. If desired, snip into shorter lengths.
  2. Meanwhile, drain pineapple, reserving ¾ cup of the juice. Stir in cornstarch, ginger and crushed red pepper. Cut each sausage into eight slices.
  3. Coat a 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high. Add sausage and pea pods; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned and pea pods are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add pineapple juice mixture. Cook and stir over medium until thick and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Stir in 1 cup of the pineapple (save the remaining pineapple for another use). Stir in noodles.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1⅓ cups
  • Per serving: 253 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 41 g carbohydrates; 16 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 50 mg cholesterol; 13 g sugars; 512 IU vitamin A; 34 mg vitamin C; 32 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 523 mg sodium; 205 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (57% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ lean protein, 1½ starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit

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