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'Hungry Girl' Lisa Lillien's 200 Calorie or Less So Low Mein With Chicken

From the Book 'Hungry Girl: 200 Under 200'

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Servings:4
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

Being a skinny girl doesn't mean you have to be a hungry girl.

Author Lisa Lillien offers dozens of low-calorie recipes in her new book, "Hungry Girl: 200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories."

Get a taste of how delicious low cal can be by trying out her So Low Mein With Chicken recipe below.

Ingredients

  • 3 packages House Foods Tofu Shirataki Spaghetti Shaped Noodle Substitute
  • 1 bag frozen Chinese-style stir-fry mixed veggies (about 12 ounces)
  • 8 ounces raw boneless skinless lean chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 1/2 cup zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium or light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons chicken-flavored consomm?? (powdered)
  • 2 no-calorie sweetener packets
  • Cooking Directions

    Rinse and drain Shirataki noodles well. Dry noodles thoroughly, using paper towels to soak up as much moisture as possible. Use a knife or kitchen shears to slice them up a bit. Set aside.

    To make sauce, combine soy sauce, cornstarch, consomm?? and sweetener with 1/2 cup hot water. Stir well and set aside.

    Bring a large pan or a wok sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat.

    Add frozen veggies, chicken, bean sprouts, mushrooms, zucchini, scallions, and carrots. Saut?? for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is cooked through and frozen veggies are thawed and hot.

    Pour sauce into the pan or wok. Stir well and continue to cook until sauce has thickened, about 3 to 4 minutes.

    Add noodles and cook, stirring occasionally, until entire dish is thoroughly mixed and hot.

    Serve it up and enjoy!!

    Secret Ingredients

    House Foods Tofu Shirataki Spaghetti Shaped Noodle Substitute, reduced-sodium or light soy sauce, one bag (about 12 ounces) frozen Chinese-style stir-fry mixed veggies

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: veggies, chicken, bean sprouts, mushrooms, zucchini, scallions, carrots

    Course: Brunch, Dinner, Party Platter, Side Dish, Vegetable

    More Info: Low Calorie


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