The lemongrass-and-ginger rub is so quick and easy, you can enjoy exceptional Asian-style chicken almost any time. If you can't find rice noodles, substitute dried vermicelli or capellini.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
grill:
12 mins to 15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ginger-Lemongrass Chicken with Cilantro Rice Noodles

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  • For rub, in a food processor or blender combine green onions, lemongrass, ginger, garlic, lime juice, and oil. Cover; process to a thin paste. Rub paste onto chicken.

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  • Place chicken on the grill rack directly over medium heat; grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling.

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  • To serve, slice chicken. On 4 dinner plates, arrange chicken slices and Cilantro Rice noodles. If desired, serve with lime wedges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Ginger-Lemongrass Chicken with Cilantro Rice Noodles)

541 calories; total fat 13.5g; saturated fat 2.2g; polyunsaturated fat 5.9g; monounsaturated fat 4.3g; cholesterol 82mg; sodium 1670mg; potassium 661mg; carbohydrates 64.8g; fiber 2.4g; sugar 9g; protein 38.8g; vitamin a 5345IU; vitamin c 14mg; calcium 81mg; iron 3mg.

Cilantro Rice Noodles

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  • In a large saucepan, cook rice noodles in a large amount of boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes or just until tender; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar, and garlic; stir until brown sugar is dissolved. Add noodles, carrots, cilantro, and peanuts; toss gently to coat. Makes 4 cups.

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