Easy Everyday Asian Noodles
1 lb Spaghetti
2 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 cloves garlic
1 c. fresh or frozen Asian blend vegetables
2 c light & dark meat chicken - cooked & cubed
.5 cup peanuts - roughly chopped
Scallions for garnish (optional)
.5 c soy sauce
.5 c brown sugar
.25 c sesame oil
1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
.5 tsp chili powder
~To make sauce, combine soy sauce and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Whisk in Sesame Oil (add more if necessary). Stir in crushed red pepper flakes and chili powder.
~Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain and return to pasta pot.
~In a large skillet or wok heat 1 tbsp EVOO.
~Add vegetables and garlic. Once vegetables have cooked through, add chicken and peanuts.
~Add sauce to Chicken/Vegetable mixture and stir to combine. Saute for approximately 3 minutes to warm chicken and peanuts.
~Pour over noodles and toss with tongs.
Can be served warm or cold. Chopped scallions make a nice garnish for this dish.
This dish is easy to improvise with whatever you have on hand. No vegetables? Make it with just chicken. No chicken? Make it a vegetarian dish.