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Thai Chicken Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

This Thai Chicken Zucchini Noodles Recipe toss with a zesty peanut sauce makes this one flavorful bite! It’s an easy healthy dinner option that only takes 15 minutes! 


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Ingredients

Thai Chicken Zucchini Noodles:

  • 2 tablespoons of grape seed oil
  • 1 lb. of chicken tenders, diced
  • 1 tablespoons of grape seed oil
  • 2 zucchini, inspiralized
  • 1 large carrot, inspiralized
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1/3 cup of bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup of fresh cilantro, diced
  • 1/4 cup of green onions, diced
  • sesame seeds (for garnish)

Spicy Peanut Sauce:

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut aminos (or tamari sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh cilantro, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, peanut butter, coconut aminos or tamari, lime juice, ground ginger, and red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of grape seed oil and chicken tenders. Saute each side for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit. Dice when cooled.
  3. In the same large skillet over medium high heat, add 1 tablespoon of grape seed oil, carrot and red pepper. Flash stir fry for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. To a large bowl add raw zucchini noodles, chicken, carrots, red pepper, bean sprouts, fresh cilantro, green onions, and spicy peanut sauce. Toss till all noodles are coated.
  5. Serve and garnish with sesame seeds.


Notes

If you use tamari sauce, use 2 tablespoons instead of 3.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 292
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Sodium: 270 mg
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 31 g
  • Cholesterol: 20 g

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