Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Weight Watchers Recipe: Sesame Noodles with Chicken

POINTS® Value: 4 Servings: 6 Preparation Time: 12 min Cooking Time: 10 min Level of Difficulty: Easy Whole-wheat noodles add nutrients and flavor to this satisfying dish. Toss in shredded carrots for texture and color. Ingredients 8 oz uncooked whole-wheat spaghetti, or whole-wheat udon 1/2 cup(s) scallion(s), green parts only, chopped 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken thigh(s), cut into thin strips 3 Tbsp rice vinegar 3 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tbsp hoisin sauce 1 Tbsp dark sesame oil 2 tsp chili sauce, with garlic 1 1/2 tsp honey 1 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, finely chopped 2 tsp sesame seeds Instructions Cook noodles according to package directions. Remove 1/4 cup of pasta cooking water; drain and rinse. In a large bowl, combine noodles, scallions and chicken; toss gently but well. In a cup, combine reserved cooking water, vinegar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, oil, chili sauce and honey; stir well. Pour vinegar mixture over noodles; toss gently but well to coat noodles. Sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds; serve. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

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