Saturday, April 08, 2006

Almond Shirataki Chicken Chow Mein

Konjac shirataki makes this chicken chow mein dish easy to make

Ever since I announced the "Livin' La Vida Shirataki Recipe Contest" at my blog last week, the interest in Konjac Shirataki noodles has been heightened and everyone is trying them out in their own recipes.

Don't forget, if you have a favorite recipe to share using these amazing zero carb wonder noodles from Japan, then get your entry to me soon for the chance to win a FREE THREE MONTH SUPPLY OF KONJAC SHIRITAKI!!! The recipes are coming in fast and furious, but you will have an excellent chance to win with just a little creativity.

To help get your juices flowing about how you can use Konjac Shirataki noodles in an outstanding recipe, here is one from our friends at Low Carb Connoisseur that includes chicken chow mein recipe with almonds and Konjac shirataki noodles. Forget getting Chinese takeout when you can make this quick and easy meal for your family instead. ENJOY!


2 8 oz Packages Konjac Shirataki Noodles
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 medium onion, sliced
4 cups sliced Napa cabbage
1 cup sliced celery
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/4 packet Splenda
1 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon ThickenThin Not Starch
4 cups diced cooked chicken
1/4 cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted

Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy skillet over medium high heat until hot but not smoking.

Add onion, cabbage, celery and garlic and cook until cabbage is wilted, 3 minutes. Add Splenda, broth, water, soy sauce and sesame oil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, 3 minutes.

Stir in thickener, increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Stir in chicken and konjac noodles, lower heat and simmer until heated through. Sprinkle with toasted almonds before serving.

Servings: 4
Bake/Cook time: 45 minutes
Total Carbohydrates:11 grams
Net Carbs:6.5 grams
Fiber:4.5 grams
Protein: 46 grams
Fat: 24.5 grams
Calories: 450


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