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This Asian-inspired dinner recipe is the perfect way to combine meat and vegetables in one dish.

Source: Parents Magazine

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Mix cornstarch and soy sauce in a bowl. Add chicken; marinate for 5 minutes.

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  • Boil the noodles in a large pot of salted water until al dente, about 5 minutes for fresh, 10 to 15 minutes for dried. Drain and transfer to a bowl filled with ice water. (It helps prevent the noodles from getting soft and sticky.) When they're cold, drain and toss them with 1 Tbs. canola oil.

  • Meanwhile, heat 2-1/2 Tbsp. oil on high in a large pan. Stir-fry chicken until almost cooked through, about 6 minutes; remove. Add 1/2 Tbsp. more oil to pan; stir-fry ginger, scallion whites, and garlic until oil is fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the noodles, chicken, and spinach and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with scallion greens if your child likes them.

Nutrition Facts

291 calories; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 34g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 20g; sodium 543mg; calcium 46.4mg; iron 3.1mg.
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