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4-Ingredient Peanut Chicken Ramen

4-Ingredient Peanut Chicken Ramen

  • Prep 5min
  • Total15min
  • Servings2

With just 4 ingredients, turn a package of ramen into a gourmet meal with leftover shredded chicken and a nutty peanut sauce.MORE+LESS-

ByBev Cooks

Updated March 7, 2017

Ingredients

1 1/2

cup shredded chicken (a rotisserie is great)

1/2

cup peanut butter (I used crunchy)

2

packets ramen noodles (chicken flavor)

2

tablespoons thinly sliced scallions (as garnish, optional)

Steps

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  • 1

    Boil the noodles and seasoning mix according to package directions. Drain pasta but reserve 1/3 cup pasta water.

  • 2

    In a small bowl, whisk together the peanut butter and soy sauce. Add a couple tablespoons of water to thin it out if needed.

  • 3

    Add the peanut butter mixture and chicken to the noodles. Toss to combine. Add as much pasta water as needed to thin the sauce.

  • 4

    Serve as is, or garnished with sliced scallions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
1030
Calories from Fat
550
% Daily Value
Total Fat
61g
94%
Saturated Fat
14g
71%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
3230mg
135%
Potassium
740mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
67g
22%
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
Sugars
10g
Protein
53g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:

0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 7 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 10 1/2 Fat;

Carbohydrate Choice

4 1/2

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • This recipe uses crunchy peanut butter, but you're more than welcome to use whatever kind of peanut butter you like. Just add a smidge of water if it needs thinning.Add the chicken and peanut butter mixture. Toss it all together and if it needs more thinning, go ahead and stir a little saved pasta water in there. Totally optional here, but feel free to toss in some scallions for something green and gorgeous in it!This easy 4 ingredient Peanut Chicken Ramen proves that ramen's not just for college any more.


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