Healthy Registered Dietitian Approved Family Recipe!
This healthy recipe works great for families as you can place the ingredients in separate bowls and allow each family member to select their favorite ingredients.
Makes 4 servings
What you need:
12 ounces cooked chicken breast, thinly sliced or diced
3 cups cooked rice noodles (6 ounces dry)
2 cups carrots, grated or julienned
2 cups cucumbers, julienned or sliced in matchsticks
2 cups yellow or red pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 cup green onions, diced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
1/2 cup peanuts, crushed
1 tbsp natural peanut butter
1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp soya sauce
2 tbsp hoisin sauce
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp ginger root, grated or minced
Hot red chili peppers (optional)
How you prepare:
- Stir-fry or grill chicken breast until cooked (alternatively as a time-saver use leftover chicken from the day before) and slice.
- Cook the rice noodles, rinse and set aside in a bowl.
- In separate piles on a cutting board slice/prepare carrots, cucumbers, peppers, green onions, and cilantro.
- Stir together vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.
- Toss rice noodles with a small amount of vinaigrette and place in four bowls. Top each bowl with chicken, carrots, cucumbers, peppers, green onions, cilantro, and peanuts and drizzle a bit more vinaigrette.
Nutrient Facts per Serving:
38 g Protein
58 g Carbohydrate
14 g Fat
6 g Fibre
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