thai peanut pasta
6 oz dried fettuccine or linguine (picture shows angel hair... i had extra in my fridge!)
1 to 1 1/2 cups frozen french cup green beans
1 chicken breast, cut into small bite-size pieces
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1. cook pasta.
2. cook chicken in a tiny bit of olive oil and lime juice. sprinkle with garlic salt and black pepper. add green beans when chicken is almost done.
3. for sauce, combine broth and peanut butter in saucepan and whisk until peanut butter melts. stir in soy sauce, lime juice, red pepper and garlic. heat through.
4. combine cooked pasta, chicken and green beans and sauce. eat and enjoy!
and like i said, this is totally skinny bovine-cheap. here are the stats:
1 chicken breast - bought at $1.69/lb - $ 0.93
pasta - $ 0.40
frozen green beans - $ 0.20
sauce ingredients (garlic, lime, broth, etc.)
a generous estimate - $ 0.50
total - 3 (big)/4 (small) servings - $ 2.03
$2.03!!!! yowsers, that is cheap!! love it!
this is a slightly modified version of better homes and gardens' "turkey and pasta with peanut sauce"