Ginger-Lemongrass Chicken with Cilantro Rice Noodles Recipe

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Ginger-Lemongrass Chicken with Cilantro Rice Noodles
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  1. Ingredients
  2. Cup sliced green onions
  3. Cup sliced lemongrass or 1/2 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel
  4. Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  5. Cloves garlic
  6. Tbsp. lime juice
  7. Tbsp. cooking oil
  8. Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/4 lb. total)
  9. Recipe Cilantro Rice Noodles *
  10. Lime wedges (optional)
  11. Directions
  12. For rub, in a food processor or blender combine green onions, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, lime juice, and oil. Cover; process to a thin paste. Rub paste onto chicken.
  13. Place chicken on the grill rack directly over medium heat; grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling.
  14. To serve, slice chicken. On 4 dinner plates, arrange chicken slices and Cilantro Rice noodles. If desired, serve with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.
  15. *Cilantro Rice Noodles: In a large saucepan, cook 8 ounces rice noodles in a large amount of boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup bottled fish sauce, 3 tablespoons lime juice, 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar, and 1 or 2 cloves minced garlic; stir until brown sugar is dissolved. Add noodles, 1 cup shredded carrots, 1/4 cup coarsely snipped fresh cilantro, and 1/4 cup peanuts; toss gently to coat. Makes 4 cups.
  16. Nutrition facts
  17. Calories540.6 Total Fat (g)13.5 Saturated Fat (g)2.2, Monounsaturated Fat (g)4.3, Polyunsaturated Fat (g)5.9, Cholesterol (mg)82.1, Sodium (mg)1669.7, Carbohydrate (g)64.8, Total Sugar (g)9.2, Fiber (g)2.4, Protein (g)38.8, Vitamin C (DV%)23, Calcium (DV%)8, Iron (DV%)14, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 0 Kcal (0 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 0 Kcal (0 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Good Points

  • calories free,
  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • sugar free

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