Menu Plan for the week of August 30, 2013: Wednesday's Recipes
Chicken, Green Bean and Tomato Pasta with Peanut Dressing
Cooking time: 30 minutes for menu Cooking schedule: see below for instructions
Creamy peanut butter can do wonderful things for a pasta dish. Finish the Cucumber Salad - if there is any left!
Chicken, Green Bean, Tomato Pasta, Peanut Dressing Time: 30 minutes
This is a stir-fried salad..... Serve warm, not hot, for best flavors
1 1/4 cups pasta
2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
3 medium shallots
2 cloves garlic
6oz (180gr) green beans
2 yellow or red tomatoes
2 tbs fresh parsley
1 tbs Teriyaki sauce
1 tbs olive oil
2 tbs creamy peanut butter
2 tbs sherry vinegar
2 tbs Teriyaki sauce
2 tbs good olive oil
Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain.
Stir-Fry: Top and tail beans, cut into 1 1/2" (4cm) lengths. Clean and slice shallots. Mince garlic. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots, beans and stir-fry 3 minutes. Add garlic, stir-fry another minute. Remove vegetables to a pasta bowl, add Teriyaki sauce and stir to combine.
Return skillet to heat, add chicken and stir-fry until chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Add to vegetables.
Peanut Dressing: Put all ingredients into a medium bowl and whisk well to combine.
To finish: Snip parsley; cut tomatoes into large chunks and add both to bowl along with pasta. Add Peanut Dressing and stir to combine.
Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Make Peanut Dressing