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Hazelnut Chicken with Pasta and Spinach Salad

Food Network Canada
PREP TIME
20 min
YIELDS
4 servings

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Ingredients

Hazelnut Chicken With Pasta

6
L of water
3
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1
tsp canola or olive oil
1
peeled carrot
3
green onions
10
mushrooms
1 ½
Tbsp flour
Pinch of salt
1
cup 1% milk
tsp coriander
1 ½
tsp Mrs. Dash Original seasoning
4
Tbsp hazelnut liqueur
1
Tbsp lime juice
2
Tbsp liquid honey
¾
tsp chili-garlic sauce (or more to taste)
1
pkg (375g) fusilli pasta (garlic and parsley flavour)

Spinach Salad

1
bag of baby spinach
Real bacon bits
4
Tbsp crumbled feta cheese
Fruit in season – mangos, strawberries, blueberries, etc.
Cashews or nut blend
Bottled poppyseed dressing
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Directions

Step 1

Bring water to a boil in a large stove-top pot with lid.

Step 2

Heat oil in large nonstick frying pan or work at medium-high.

Step 3

Cut chicken into bite size pieces and add to pan. Stir until meat is no longer pink and reduce heat to medium-low.

Step 4

Sliver carrot, chop onion, slice mushrooms and gradually add to chicken.

Step 5

Add to pan in the following order: butter, flour and salt.

Step 6

Gradually stir in milk.

Step 7

Add spice, hazelnut liqueur, lime juice, honey and chili-garlic sauce. Stir. Cover and simmer.

Step 8

Place pasta in boiling water, stir and cook uncovered. Set timer for 7 minutes.

Step 9

Toss spinach with fruit, feta cheese, bacon bits and nuts. Sprinkle with poppyseed dressing.
Yield: 4 servings

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