Chicken-Zucchini Alfredo with Fettuccine Shirataki

Chicken-Zucchini Alfredo with Fettuccine Shirataki
Recipe type: Chicken Dishes
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Ingredients
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 zucchini, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • 4 4-ounce thin skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 package Fettuccine Shirataki
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cold low-fat milk (1%)
  • ½ cup evaporated nonfat milk
  • ¾ cup freshly grated parmesean cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Drain the Shirataki Noodles. Rinse under warm water . Rinse well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 clove garlic and cook 30 seconds. Add the zucchini, cover and cook until tender, stirring, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Heat another tablespoon oil in the skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk the flour and low-fat milk in a bowl.
  5. Place the remaining 1 clove garlic and 1 tablespoon oil in the skillet and cook over medium-high heat, 30 seconds.
  6. Add the flour-milk mixture and bring to a boil, stirring. Reduce the heat to low and cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
  7. Add the evaporated milk, ½ teaspoon salt and the cheese; stir to melt, 1 minute.
  8. Cut the chicken into strips. Toss with the Fettuccine Shirataki, sauce, zucchini and parsley, adding water to loosen.

Angel Hair Shirataki Primavera

Angel Hair Shirataki Primavera
Recipe type: Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 1 package Angel Hair Shirataki
  • 1 small bunch broccoli, about 1 heaping cup of florets
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 4 asparagus spears
  • ½ cup peas, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup snow peas
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 12 basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup chicken broth (use vegetable broth for vegetarian option)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt
Instructions
  1. Get a large pot of water boiling. Salt it well. It should taste like the sea.
  2. Fill a large bowl with ice water.
  3. Boil the broccoli for 1 minute.
  4. Add the asparagus and boil another minute.
  5. Add the snow peas and boil for 30 more seconds. Remove all the vegetables and plunge them into the ice water. Once they’re cool, drain in a colander.
  6. Drain and rinse Angel Hair Shirataki very well. Place on paper towels to dry.
  7. In a large sauté pan, heat the butter over medium-high heat. When the butter is hot, add the garlic and zucchini and sauté 1 minute.
  8. Add the diced tomatoes and sauté another 2 minutes, stirring often.
  9. Pour in the chicken or vegetable broth and turn the heat to high to bring it to a boil.
  10. Add the cream and toss in all the vegetables younboiled, plus the peas. Stir to combine.
  11. Turn the heat down until the cream-chicken broth mixture is just simmering, not boiling.
  12. Add the parmesan cheese and stir to combine. If the sauce seems too thick – it should be pretty thick, but not pastey – add some more chicken broth, cream or water.
  13. Transfer the Angel Hair Shirataki with tongs into the sauce and stir to combine. Add the basil now, and taste for salt. Add salt if needed.
  14. Grind some black pepper over everything and serve immediately.

 

Angel Hair Shirataki Noodle Primavera

Angle Hair Shirataki Noodle Primavera
Recipe type: Side Dish, Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 1-8 ounce package Angel Hair Shirataki
  • 1 cup assorted chopped veggies such as broccoli, zucchini and red bell peppers
  • 2 tablespoons fat free or light cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon reduced fat parmesan grated topping
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Rinse and drain shirataki noodles thoroughly and put into a bowl.
  2. Microwave for 1 minute and then drain again and dry well.
  3. Cut noodles into 6-8 inch lengths. put noodles back into the bowl.
  4. Add cream cheese and veggies.
  5. Microwave for an additional 2 minutes stopping to mix half way through.
  6. Add parmesaen cheese and mix again.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.