Healthy Thai Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles Recipe

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Bella
Bella January 28, 2021
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How To Make Healthy Thai Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles are a light and healthy alternative to pasta. In this recipe, they’re cooked in a Thai-inspired peanut and lime sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 2tspfresh ginger,minced
  • 4tbsppeanut butter
  • 1lime,zested and juiced
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • ¼tspred pepper flakes
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • 2cupschicken breast,cooked and shredded
  • 3zucchini,spiral sliced
  • 2large carrots,spiral sliced
  • 1red pepper,spiral sliced
  • cupfresh cilantro,chopped
  • ¼cupgreen onions,diced
  • unsalted roasted peanuts,chopped, optional as a garnish
  • lime wedges,optional as a garnish

Instructions

  1. Add the garlic, ginger, peanut butter, lime juice and zest, soy sauce and red pepper flakes to a small bowl and mix together.

  2. To a large frying pan, add canola oil on high heat.

  3. Add the zucchini, carrots and bell peppers to the pan and cook for 3 to 4 minutes until just wilted, stirring occasionally.

  4. Add in the chicken, sauce, cilantro and green onions and toss together until all warmed through.

  5. Garnish with peanuts and wedges of lime if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 278.87kcal
  • Fat: 17.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.63g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.89g
  • Fiber: 3.36g
  • Sugar: 6.03g
  • Protein: 20.39g
  • Cholesterol: 48.21mg
  • Sodium: 369.09mg
  • Calcium: 51.33mg
  • Potassium: 664.32mg
  • Iron: 1.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 265.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 51.19mg
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