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Chicken Stir-Fry with Spaghetti Squash

Chicken sauteed with mushrooms, asparagus, red pepper and onion atop spaghetti squash.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Slice spaghetti squash in half vertically and clean out seeds.
  2. Place face down on a cookie sheet and bake at 375 °F (190 °C) for 30-40 minutes or until a fork sticks into it easily.
  3. Meanwhile, sauté diced chicken breast and chopped asparagus (1" pieces) in unsalted broth over medium high heat until no pink is showing in chicken, about five minutes.
  4. Add mushrooms, onion and red pepper and cider vinegar. Cover for three minutes over medium heat until soft. Stir in chopped, fresh parsley (or cilantro).
  5. Take spaghetti squash out of oven and let sit five minutes. Scoop the insides out into a bowl and shred with fork. The noodles of squash are like rice noodles.
  6. Drizzle with flaxseed oil, grate fresh nutmeg and sprinkle chopped garlic, tossing and incorporating with a fork.
  7. Make a nest of spaghetti squash, and spoon chicken stir-fry over it or have them side by side to enjoy their separate flavors.
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It was an ok dish for my husband and me. If I make it again I will not be adding the nutmeg spice to the speghetti squash - I thought it ruined the original taste way too much. Other than that, it wasn't bad, but not a recipe I'll be making a lot.
11 Apr 12 by member: Rachael031
This was very good. Made it the other day for supper and wow, wonderful. Thanks for sharing this recipe.
30 Mar 11 by member: sweetgalntx

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 312 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Stir-Fry with Spaghetti Squash.
Calorie break-down: 20% fat, 41% carbs, 38% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
312
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
7.4g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.281g
6%
Trans Fat
0.028g
Polyunsaturated Fat
3.623g
Monounsaturated Fat
1.233g
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Sodium
184mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
33.75g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
2.81g
Protein
30.91g
Vitamin D
0mcg
1%
Calcium
134mg
10%
Iron
3.54mg
20%
Potassium
982mg
21%
Vitamin A
92mcg
10%
Vitamin C
59.1mg
66%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
16%
of RDI*
(312 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (42%)
 
Fat (20%)
 
Protein (38%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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