Asian Primavera Stir-Fry

  • 1 oz. dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 6 oz. dried fettuccine
  • 12 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp dry sherry
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas (strings and tips removed)
  • 8 oz. tiny whole carrots with tops about 12), trimmed
  • 4 green onions, bias-sliced into 1-inch pieces
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In a small bowl combine dried mushrooms and 1 cup warm water; let stand for 15 minutes. Drain mushrooms, squeezing out excess liquid; reserve liquid. Slice mushroom caps; discard stems. Stir cornstarch into reserved mushroom liquid.

Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.

In a bowl stir together the chicken, sherry, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic; set aside.

Lightly coat a wok or large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry sugar snap peas and carrots for 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add green onions and stir-fry for 1 minute more. Remove vegetables from wok; set aside. Add chicken mixture to wok. Stir-fry for 2 to 4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Push chicken from center of wok. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to center of wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

Return vegetables to wok. Add mushrooms and pasta. Stir to coat with sauce. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until heated through. If desired, garnish with green onion curls.

Servings: 4
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member
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