Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Lo Mein Noodles

I realize this recipe is nothing even close to authentic, but I wanted to utilize ingredients that I have in my pantry and that I bought at rock bottom prices.


1 cup Russian Salad Dressing
1/2 cup Asian (sesame ginger) salad dressing
8 oz whole grain spaghetti
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 can pineapple tidbits (juice and fruit)
2 Tbs soy sauce
1 lb bag of cole slaw mix
1 large celery stalk, thinly sliced
3 green onions, thinly sliced.
2 Tbs vegetable oil


Preheat a large skillet over medium heat with 1 Tbs vegetable oil. Thinly slice the chicken. Add to skillet. Salt and Pepper. Cook until cooked through (5-7 minutes). Remove chicken from pan, set aside.

In the same pan, add the Russian dressing, juice from the canned pineapple and pepper. Heat over medium heat. Allow it to simmer for about 10 minutes - you want it nice and thick so that it will coat the chicken nicely.

While chicken is cooking, fill a large pot with water and place over high heat. Once water is boiling, salt it, and add the pasta. Cook until al-dente (do not over cook!)

Once you have added the pasta to the water, heat another large skillet over medium heat with 1 Tbs vegetable oil. Add the cole slaw mix, green onion and celery to the pan. Salt and pepper. Stir fry the veggies until wilted - about 5 minutes.

Once the pasta is done cooking, drain it and return it to the pot. Add the Asian salad dressing and stir until it is absorbed. Add the sauteed veggies to the pot and stir all together.

Stir the soy sauce into the Russian dressing sauce. Add the chicken back into the pan with the sauce just long enough to re-heat it.

Serve the noodles with the chicken and pineapple on the side.

Serves 4

To see what I spent on this meal, visit my other blog here.

1 comment:

Dede said...

This looks SO good!