Recipes

Chicken a la King & Noodles December 18 2011 7 Comments

Chicken a la KingServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
2 cups cooked cubed chicken
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
6 mushrooms, sliced
1/4 red bell pepper, diced fine
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup water
2 teaspoons chicken broth powder
1 tablespoon diet margarine
2 teaspoons cornstarch
big pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
salt and pepper to taste
 
Heat margarine in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir together cornstarch, broth powder, cayenne and water.  Stir into the skillet. Add cream, chicken, Parmesan and veggies.  Bring to a boil, then simmer 15 minutes.  Serve over your favorite Skinny Dip Noodles (or toast for the kiddies).
 
Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  219.....Carbs:  5 grams.....Protein:  25 grams.....Fat:  11 grams
Fiber:  1 grams.....Sodium: 559 mg.....Potassium: 342 mg
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Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup November 27 2011 7 Comments

Cream Chicken & Rice SoupServes 6
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Rice Pearls, or any shape
2 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey
10 oz can Campbells Cream Of Chicken Soup
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup water
2 cups fresh spinach, chopped
1/4 cup diced celery
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/4 teaspoon pepper
 
In a large saucepan combine water, broth, cornstarch, soup, celery, thyme, salt and pepper.  Cover and cook on medium low heat until hot and slightly thickened.  Drain, rinse and drain the rice pearls again.  Add to soup with chicken and spinach.  Heat 5 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Breakdown
 
Calories:  122.....Carbs:  5 grams.....Protein:  15 grams.....Fat:  4 grams.....Fiber:  1 gram

Skinny Dip Chicken & Gravy Noodles November 25 2011 5 Comments

Skinny Dip Chicken & Gravy NoodlesServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair
2 7-oz boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2
1 pkt Lipton Onion Soup Mix
1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets
1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup cream
3 tablespoons Aloutte garlic cream cheese
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
 
Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat a 9x9" baking dish with cooking spray or use a Misto oil sprayer.
 
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet.  Add mushrooms and cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat and stir in water and soup mix until smooth.  Add cream cheese and cook while stirring until cheese is melted. Stir in cream and mustard and cook 3 minutes.
 
Place chicken in the baking dish.  Season with Italian seasoning, pepper and salt.  Pour sauce over chicken.  Bake uncovered 30 minutes or until cooked through. Remove and let sit.
 
Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add broccoli and cook 2 minutes. Drain noodles, add to saucepan and cook 1 minute. Drain very well in a colander and arrange on 4 plates.  Spoon gravy over noodles, then top with chicken and serve.

Nutrition Breakdown
 
Calories: 154.....Carbs: 7 grams.. ...Protein:  20 grams
Fat:  4 grams....Fiber:  2 grams     WW Points Plus: 4

Low Carb Sweet Cashew Chicken November 19 2011 9 Comments

Low Carb Sweet Cashew ChickenServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
1 lb chicken boneless thighs, no skin, diced
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup thinly sliced carrots
1 oz salted cashews (about 18)
1 1/2 tablespoons Kikkoman Sweet & Sour Sauce
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon cornstarch
 
Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add chicken and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until browned.  Add celery, carrots, onion, bell pepper & broth and cook 5 minutes or until veggies are tender crisp and broth has evaporated.  
 
In a small bowl blend water and cornstarch. Stir into the skillet and cook until thickened, about 1 minute.  Stir in sweet & sour sauce and cashews.  Season with salt & pepper to taste.  By adding the sauce at the last minute you only need a small amount for a "sweet" taste!
 
Drain, rinse and boil noodles for 1 minute.  Drain again and dry very well.  Arrange noodles on plates and spoon chicken mixture on top.

Nutrition Breakdown
 
Calories:  178.....Carbs:  8 grams.....Protein:  23 grams.....Fat:  6 gram.....Fiber: 2 grams

Skinny Dip Chicken Cacciatore November 10 2011 4 Comments

Skinny Dip Chicken CacciatoreServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
4 boneless chicken thighs, cubed
3/4 cup canned diced tomatoes
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup white wine (optional but really good)
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/4 medium carrot, diced fine
1/2 medium onion, diced fine
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons diet margarine
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
salt & pepper to taste
 
Drain and rinse noodles in a colander.  Chop into bite size pieces.  Season chicken generously with salt & pepper.
 
Melt margarine in a medium nonstick skillet.  Add onion & garlic and saute until softened, about 3 minutes.  Add wine and cook until reduced by half.  Add veggies, tomatoes, chicken broth and spices.  Cook 2 minutes, then add chicken.  Spoon sauce over the chicken, cover and cook 15 minutes.  Remove chicken to a platter and keep warm.  Season sauce with salt & pepper to taste.
 
Drain and rinse noodles.  Chop into smaller pieces if desired and stir into the skillet.  Add chicken and cook on low 5-10 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated and chicken is done.

Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  139.....Carbs:  6 grams.....Protein:  15 grams.....Fat:  6 grams

15 Minute Chicken Alfredo November 05 2011 10 Comments

15 Minute Chicken AlfredoServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Fettuccini, or any shape
1 lb boneless chicken breasts, cubed
3/4 cup Classico Light Alfredo Sauce
2 slices low fat Swiss cheese
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon chicken broth powder or 1 cube
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
 
Add Alfredo sauce, Parmesan, broth powder and garlic powder to a saucepan.  Bring to a simmer while stirring.  Add chicken and cook 10 minutes. Add Swiss cheese and cook until melted.  Season to taste and serve over hot Skinny Dip Fettuccini.
 
Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  242.....Carbs:  3 grams.....Protein:  29 grams
Fat:  9 grams     Fiber:  0 gram     WW Points Plus:  5
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Italian Chicken & Rice Pearl Soup November 05 2011 3 Comments

Italian Chicken & Rice Pearl SoupServes 4
 
1 bag Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
8 oz boneless chicken breast, cubed
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups chopped fresh spinach
1 stalk celery, diced
2 green onions, sliced thin diagonally
1/2 medium carrot, diced
1/2 cup canned chopped tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
 
Add 3 cups chicken broth, veggies, Parmesan and spices to a large stockpot.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.  Stir in chicken. In a small bowl stir together 1 cup chicken broth and cornstarch.  Stir mixture into soup.  Drain, rinse and add rice pearls.  Simmer soup 5-10 minutes or until thickened and ladle into heated bowls.

 Nutritional Breakdown
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Calories:  123    Carbs:  4 grams     Protein:  20 grams
Fat:  3 grams     Fiber: 2 grams    WW Points Plus: 2

 


Garlicky Lemon Chicken & Noodles November 05 2011 2 Comments

Garlicky Lemon Chicken NoodlesServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
1 lb boneless chicken breast, no skin
4 tablespoons I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon water
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon chicken broth powder
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon onion salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
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Melt margarine in a medium nonstick saucepan.  Stir in lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper.  Add chicken and cook 4-5 minutes while stirring to coat with sauce.  Season to taste with onion salt and pepper.  Serve with sauce over hot Skinny Dip Noodles.
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Nutritional Breakdown
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Calories:  169.....Carbs:  0 grams.....Protein:  24 grams.....Fat:  6 grams

Spicy Orange Peel Chicken & Rice October 29 2011 8 Comments

Spicy Orange Chicken & RiceServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Rice Pearls, or any shape chopped
1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast tenders
2 cups stir fry veggies (peppers, snow peas & broccoli)
4 tablespoons Smuckers Low Sugar Orange Marmalade
3 teaspoons oil, divided
3 teaspoons soy sauce, divided
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
white pepper & salt to taste
 
Whisk together marmalade, 1 teaspoon oil, 2 teaspoons soy sauce, ginger and pepper flakes in small bowl, set aside.
 
Heat remaining oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add chicken and 1 teaspoon soy sauce. Stir fry chicken until no longer pink. Add veggies and stir fry until tender crisp, about 3 minutes.
 
Add marmalade mixture and sprinkle lightly with white pepper.  Heat 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Serve over prepared Skinny Dip Rice Pearls.

Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  147.....Carbs:  13 grams.....Protein:  13 grams.....Fat:  5 grams

Ginger Sesame Noodles & Chicken October 26 2011 3 Comments

Ginger Sesame Noodles & ChickenServes 4
(adapted from Rachael Ray Magazine)
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair or Fettuccini 
3/4 lb boneless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
2 cups shredded Napa cabbage
2 green onions, chopped into 1" pieces
1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons corn oil
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup soy sauce
 
In a large bowl combine the soy sauce and sesame oil.  Drain, rinse and boil noodles 1 minute.  Drain again very well and dab with paper towels to dry, then add to the bowl and toss to coat, let sit.
 
Heat corn oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat until rippling. Sprinkle chicken generously with salt and pepper, then add to the skilletand stir fry until golden, 3-4 minutes.
 
Add cabbage, green onion, mushrooms, garlic and ginger and cook 2 minutes. Season generously with salt & pepper and keep warm.  Add noodles to the skillet and toss to mix everything.  Cook 2-3 minutes or until noodles are hot, then serve.
 
Nutritional Breakdown
 
Calories:  229.....Carbs:  3 grams.....Protein:  19 grams.....Fat:  14 grams

Chipotle Chicken In A Crockpot October 25 2011 5 Comments

Chipotle Slow Cooker ChickenServes 4
 
1 1/4 lb boneless chicken breast, no skin
3 bags Skinny Dip Fettuccini, or any shape
10 oz can cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup chicken broth or water
3 oz pkg cream cheese, cut into cubes
2 tablespoons melted diet margarine
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped fine
3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce + 1 tablespoon of the sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
salt & pepper to taste
 
Place the chicken breasts into a slow cooker, brush with melted margarine and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Mince chipotle peppers very fine.
 
In a bowl stir together soup, chicken broth, chipotle peppers, garlic and adobo sauce.  Pour over chicken and add cream cheese.  Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.  Cook on LOW 6 hours (add noodles last 15 minutes).  Arrange noodles & chicken on plates and serve.
 

Nutrition Info
 
Calories: 276     Carbs: 9 grams      Protein:  26 grams
Fat:  14 grams     Fiber:  2 grams    WW Points Plus:  7

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Spicy Chicken Piccata & Peppers October 21 2011 2 Comments

Lemon Chicken Piccata & PeppersServes 4
 
2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
1 lb boneless chicken breast, cubed
1/2 medium red bell pepper, seeded & diced
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons diet margarine
1 tablespoon oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/16 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and pepper to taste
 
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet.  Saute bell peppers, garlic and onion until softened, about 5 minutes.  Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.  Add chicken to skillet and cook on medium high until lightly browned.  Stir in the lemon juice and cayenne pepper.  Scrape up cooked bits from the bottom of the skillet. Stir in margarine, bell pepper and onion.  Cook 3 minutes until hot and season with salt & pepper.  Serve over hot Skinny Dip Noodles and serve.

Nutrition Breakdown
 
Calories:  193.....Carbs:  4 grams.....Protein:  24 grams.....Fat:  8 grams

Low Carb Chicken & Rice Skillet September 22 2011 8 Comments

Low Carb Chicken Rice SkilletServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
6 oz boneless chicken breast, cubed
2/3 cup shredded low fat Cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli, peppers & mushrooms
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup chicken broth or water
3 tablespoons light sour cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
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Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray or a Misto.  Season chicken cubes and cook 3 minutes or until no longer pink.  Remove chicken.  Stir sour cream, garlic and water until blended.   Drain rice pearls and stir into the skillet with chicken, veggies and spices. Cook a until water cooks off and mixture is creamy.  Stir in cheese until melted and serve.
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Nutrition Breakdown
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Calories:  156.....Carbs:  5 grams.....Protein:  27 grams.....Fat:  4 grams

15 Minute Chicken Noodle Soup September 22 2011 6 Comments

Low Carb Chicken Noodle SoupServes 2

1 bag Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
4 oz boneless chicken breast, cubed
1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes (basil & oregano)
1 stalk celery, sliced
1/2 carrot, chopped
1/4 small onion, chopped
1/8 cup frozen baby peas
1 clove garlic, minced fine
1 1/2 cup water (or 1 cup water + 1/2 cup white wine)
2 teaspoons diet margarine
2 teaspoons chicken broth granules
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

Melt margarine in a medium saucepan.  Saute onion and garlic over medium heat 1 minute.  If using wine then add now simmer until reduced by half.  Add the rest of the ingredients except the noodles.  Simmer 10 minutes then check seasonings.  Drain noodles and add to soup.  Cook 2-3 minutes or until hot and serve.

Nutrition Breakdown
 
Calories:  113.....Carbs:  7 grams.....Protein:  13 grams.....Fat:  3 grams

Microwave Oriental Dinner September 19 2011 2 Comments

Oriental Noodle DinnerServes 2
 
2 frozen fully cooked grilled chicken breasts
1 bag Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
1 cup Newman’s Own Lighten Up Low Fat Sesame Ginger salad dressing 
16 oz bag frozen Oriental Blend vegetables
 
Our appreciation to Kathy Tortora for graciously submitting this recipe!
 
Microwave each frozen chicken breast for 6 minutes on 30% power.   While chicken is microwaving, empty 1 bag Skinny Dip Noodles into a colander in the sink.  Rinse noodles well for 1-2 minutes.  Dry off on paper towels.  Put on a microwave plate.  When both chicken breasts are done microwaving, put plated Skinny Dip Noodles in microwave for 1 minute on HIGH.
 
Put 7-8 oz of Newman's Own Sesame Ginger Dressing in a microwave bowl.  Microwave for 1 minute.  Cut up chicken fillets into cubes.  Put the Oriental veggies with 3 tablespoons water in a covered microwave bowl.  Microwave for 9 minutes on high.
 
In 2 separate microwavable pasta bowls put 2.5 oz cooked chicken fillet, 2.6 oz Skinny Dip Angel Hair, 3.5 oz sesame ginger salad dressing and 7.5 oz Oriental Blend veggies.  Mix well.  Microwave each bowl for another 1 minute 30 seconds and serve.
 
Nutrition Breakdown
 
Calories:  328. ..Carbs:  32 grams....Protein:  25 grams
Fat:  7 grams      Fiber:  3 grams      WW Points Plus:  7
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Mexican Crockpot Chicken August 19 2011 5 Comments

Skinny Dip Crockpot ChickenServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
4 5-oz boneless chicken breasts, no skin
1 cup jarred salsa
1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
1/2 cup diced onion
1/3 cup light sour cream
1 teaspoon taco seasoning
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Stir together salsa, onion, sour cream, cilantro & spices to your slow cooker.  Add chicken and coat with salsa mixture.  Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours or MEDIUM for 4 hours.  Add salt & pepper to taste and serve over hot Skinny Dip Rice Pearls..

Nutrition Breakdown
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Chicken & Bacon Ranch Pasta August 17 2011 5 Comments

Chicken & Bacon Ranch PastaServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip Fettuccini, or any shape
6 oz boneless chicken breast, cubed
2 thin strips bacon, diced
1/4 red bell pepper, diced
1 green onion, sliced thin
1/2 jalapeno, seeded & minced (optional)
1 tablespoon sliced black olives
2 tablespoons Kraft Light Done Right Ranch Dressing
1 tablespoon Kraft Hickory BBQ Sauce
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Drain noodles and microwave 1 minute.  Stir in dressing and BBQ sauce; let sit.  Cook bacon until crisp. Add veggies to skillet and cook 2 minutes.  Add chicken and cook 5 minutes.  Add noodles, olives and sauce.  Cook 5 minutes or until hot.  Also makes a good chilled pasta salad during summer.
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Nutrition Breakdown Per Serving
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Calories:  151....Carbs:  4 grams.....Protein:  18 grams
Fat:  7 grams     Sodium: 592 mg    WW Points Plus: 4
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Healthy Mom Noodle Bowl August 13 2011 7 Comments

Healthy Mom Noodle BowlServes 4
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2 bags Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
1 lb ground turkey or chicken
1 1/2 cups frozen California veggies  (broccoli, peppers, carrots)
1/4 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pkt Hamburger Helper Beef Stroganoff seasoning packet
1 cup chicken broth or water
1/3 cup light sour cream
seasoned salt & pepper to taste
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Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook turkey, onion and garlic for 5 minutes. Stir in stroganoff mix, water and sour cream.  Drain & rinse noodles and add to the skillet. Add veggies, cover and cook 5 minutes. Uncover and cook 3-5 minutes or until sauce is thickened. .Check seasoning and serve.
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Tip: You can use any stroganoff seasoning mix (check next to the gravy packets).
 
Nutrition Breakdown
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Calories:  161.....Carbs:  8 grams.....Protein:  23 grams.....Fat:  4 grams.....Fiber: 3 grams

10 Carb Sweet & Sour Chicken August 12 2011

Sweet and Sour Pineapple ChickenServes 4

2 bags Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
3/4 lb boneless chicken breasts, cubed
2 1/2 tablespoons Kikkoman Sweet & Sour Sauce
1/4 cup canned pineapple chunks in heavy syrup
1/2 cup sliced carrot
1/2 cup sliced bell pepper
1/2 small onion, cut in 1/2 then sliced thin
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 teaspoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch

Drain, rinse and boil rice pearls for 1 minute.  Drain and dab with paper towels to dry well.  Add to a small saucepan and mix with 1 tablespoon soy sauce and pepper.

In a small dish stir together juice from pineapple, chicken broth, sweet & sour sauce, 1 teaspoon soy sauce and cornstarch.  Sprinkle chicken on all sides with salt, garlic powder and pepper.  

Heat large nonstick skillet or wok with oil on medium high heat.  Add garlic, onion, bell pepper and carrot.  Stir fry 3 minutes then spoon onto a warm plate.  Add chicken  to wok and stir fry to lightly brown all sides.  Add sauce mix and continue stir frying for 1 minute to thicken sauce.  Stir in veggies and cook 1-2 minutes until hot.

Heat rice pearls on medium heat for 1-2 minutes or until hot and extra liquid is gone.  Spoon onto 4 plates, top with chicken mixture and serve.

Nutrition Breakdown

Calories:  183 grams.....Carbs:  10 grams.....Protein:  22 grams.....Fat:  6 grams

Salsa Verde Noodle Soup August 12 2011 3 Comments

Chicken Chile Verde Noodle SoupServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
4 oz boneless chicken breast
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
4 tomatillos, husked & rough chopped
1/4 medium onion, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt & pepper to taste 
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Coat medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray or use a Misto sprayer.  Add chicken and spray strips with cooking spray.  Cook until lightly browned, set aside.
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Add onions and garlic to saucepan and saute until golden. Stir in the tomatillos, jalapeno peppers and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes.  Puree vegetables in a blender or use an immersion blender.  Return to skillet and reheat.  Shred chicken and stir in with cilantro.  Season to taste and serve.
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Nutrition Breakdown
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Calories:  97.....Carbs:  5 grams.....Protein:  13 grams.....Fat:  2 grams

Double Cheese Chicken Meatballs August 12 2011 1 Comment

Cheesy Chicken MeatballsMakes 16 Meatballs
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1 bag Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
1 lb ground chicken breast, no skin
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/3 cup Alouette Roasted Garlic Light Cream Cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced fine
2 tablespoons seasoned bread crumbs
1 tablespoon melted diet margarine
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
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The rice pearls stretch 1 pound of chicken to feed twice as many hungry people!  Preheat an oven to 450 F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and coat with cooking spray or use Silpat liners.
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Drain and rinse rice pearls.  Dab with paper towels to dry well.  Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.  Form into 16 meatballs and place on baking sheet.
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Bake until juices run clear, about 18-20 minutes. An instant read thermometer inserted into the center should read 165 F.  Serve meatballs as is OR in sandwiches, soups or added to sauces including pasta or stroganoff.  
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Nutrition Breakdown
(per meatball)
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Calories:  57.....Carbs:  .5 grams.....Protein:  7 grams.....Fat:  3 grams

Pasta Parmesan & Shrimp August 12 2011 2 Comments

Pasta and Parmesan ShrimpServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip Angel Hair, or any shape
1/4 lb medium shrimp, cleaned (or chicken)
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons cream
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 green onion, chopped fine
1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon zest (optional)
2 tablespoons diet margarine
2 teaspoons oil
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
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Rinse noodles and boil for 1 minute.  Drain in a colander and dab with paper towels.  Heat oil in a skillet and saute garlic 30 seconds. Add all ingredients except shrimp. Simmer until liquid is reduced by 1/2.  Add shrimp and cook 3 minutes.  Stir in noodles and until hot then serve.  
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Nutritional Breakdown
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Calories:  129.....Carbs:  2 grams.....Protein:  11 grams.....Fat:  8 grams

Skinny Dip Cincinnati Chili August 10 2011 4 Comments

Skinny Dip Cincinnati ChiliServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip Angel Hair
1 1/4 cup Hormel Turkey Chili No Beans OR
1 1/4 cup homemade no bean turkey chili
1/2 cup shredded low fat Cheddar cheese
3 tablespoons minced onion
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
3 tablespoons water
garlic salt & pepper to taste
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Drain, rinse and boil noodles for 1 minute. Drain again and dab with paper towels to dry very well. Heat chili, onion, garlic and water in a medium nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add noodles and toss to coat. Season with garlic salt & pepper. Cook 5 minutes until hot and spoon into a bowl.  Top with Cheddar and microwave 10 seconds to melt cheese.
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Tip:  Canned chili contains starch thickeners. Use homemade chili w/o beans for less carbs.
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Nutritional Breakdown 
(with canned no-bean chili)
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Calories:  124.....Carbs:  8 grams.....Protein:  12 grams.....Fat:  4 grams
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Nutritional Breakdown 
(with homemade no-bean chili)
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Calories:  185.....Carbs:  6 grams.....Protein:  27 grams.....Fat:  6 grams

Sweet Jalapeno Chicken & Rice August 10 2011

Skinny Dip Sweet Jalapeno Chicken
Serves 2

1 bag Skinny Dip Rice Pearls
8 oz chicken tenderloins or skinless chicken breast
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely minced
3 tablespoons jalapeno jelly
1 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon diet margarine
salt, garlic powder & pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat.  Season chicken on all sides with salt, garlic powder and pepper.  Cook until light brown, about 2 minutes each side.  Remove and set aside.

Lower heat and add onion & garlic. Cook until soft and translucent, about 2 minutes stirring frequently so garlic doesn't brown. Add orange juice, margarine and jalapeno jelly.  Stir until the jelly has melted and the mixture is combined. Stir in bell pepper.

Return chicken to the pan and turn the pieces several times to coat with sauce. Cover and cook until the sauce has thickened, about 3 minutes.

Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil.  Drain, rinse and boil rice pearls for 1 minute.  Drain again in a colander and dab with paper towels to dry well.  Arrange rice pearls on a plate then top with chicken strips and sauce.

Nutrition Breakdown

Calories:  239.....Carbs:  11 grams.....Protein:  24 grams.....Fat:  10 grams

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