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Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine Recipe for Two

Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine

Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine is a very tasty Asian-inspired dish made with chicken and broccoli slaw in a mildly spicy peanut butter sauce.

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This small batch recipe serves 2 and makes an impressive lunch, or date night dinner. Easy and quick, ready in just 15 minutes.

How to make Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine:

Cook the pasta in a medium pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite according to the package directions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of pasta water, set water aside. Place the pasta back in the pan and add 1/2 tablespoon oil and toss to coat. Set aside.

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While the pasta cooks, dice up the chicken into cubes, season with salt and pepper.

Heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil in a medium skillet. Cook the chicken for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the chicken to a bowl, cover to keep warm and set aside. Drain any liquid from the skillet.

pink diced chicken chunks cooking in a pan with a wooden spoon

Add the remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil to the same skillet over medium heat. Add 2 green onions, garlic, broccoli slaw mix, and ginger. Cook until the veggies soften, about 2 minutes.

broccoli slaw, green onions, and spices cooking in a pan

To the skillet, add honey, peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sweet chili sauce, and reserved 1/4 cup pasta water.  Stir until combined.

broccoli slaw cooking in a brown sauce in a pan

Return the chicken to the skillet. Add the linguine and toss to coat. Cook until heated through about 1 minute.

Transfer to serving bowls and sprinkle with remaining green onions.

Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine Recipe for Two

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Yield: Serves 2

Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine

Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine

Thai Chicken Peanut Linguine is a very tasty Asian-inspired dish made with chicken and broccoli slaw in a mildly spicy peanut butter sauce.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces linguine pasta
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons oil (divided use)
  • 6 ounces boneless chicken
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 green onions (chopped and divided)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup broccoli slaw mix (or coleslaw mix)
  • 1/8 cup honey
  • 1/8 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/8 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sweet chili sauce (mild)

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta in a medium pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite according to package directions. Drain reserving 1/4 cup of pasta water, set water aside. Place the pasta back in the pan and add 1/2 tablespoon oil and toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. While the pasta cooks, dice up the chicken into cubes, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil in a medium skillet. Cook the chicken for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the chicken to a bowl, cover to keep warm and set aside. Drain any liquid from the skillet.
  4. Add the remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil to the same skillet over medium heat. Add 2 green onions, garlic, broccoli slaw mix, and ginger. Cook until the veggies soften, about 2 minutes.
  5. To the skillet, add honey, peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sweet chili sauce, and reserved 1/4 cup pasta water. Stir until combined.
  6. Return the chicken to the skillet. Add the linguine and toss to coat. Cook until heated through about 1 minute.
  7. Transfer to serving bowls and sprinkle with remaining green onions.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 595 Saturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 54mg Sodium: 1032mg Carbohydrates: 69g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 22g Protein: 32g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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