Thai Chicken and Nectarine Salad


Can't decide between chicken, pasta, or salad for dinner? Combine all three in one easy package with this Thai chicken recipe that's plated with hoisin-dressed angel hair noodles and a fresh bok choy and nectarine salad.

Thai Chicken and Nectarine Salad
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 12 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 4 ounce angel hair pasta

  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 3 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoon bottled hoisin sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 tablespoon salad oil or olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ½ teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 nectarines, plums, or peeled peaches, pitted and sliced

  • 2 cup shredded bok choy (8 ounces)

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Cook chicken in a small amount of boiling water in a large skillet, covered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain; cool slightly and cut into cubes.

  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

  3. Meanwhile, for the Hoisin Dressing, combine chicken broth, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar; salad oil, toasted sesame oil, garlic, gingerrot, crushed red pepper; and ground black pepper in a screw-top jar. Cover and shake well.

  4. Toss pasta with 3 tablespoons of the Hoisin Dressing in a bowl. Place pasta on four serving plates. Top with chicken, fruit, bok choy, and green onion. Drizzle with remaining dressing. Makes 4 servings.

Menu Suggestion:

Make it a meal with sourdough rolls and French silk pie.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

359 Calories
9g Fat
46g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 359
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 644mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 17.1mg 86%
Iron 2.7mg 15%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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