Meal 20- Thai Chicken and Noodles

Tonight’s meal is a perfect example of how Aldi’s Special Buys can jazz up the nightly routine.  What might normally be chicken with pasta, rice, or potatoes, instantly became a delicious Asian cuisine.  I was feeling hungry so I used two packets of Thai noodles (a special buy item).  They were tasty, but not as good as Thai rice noodles that I have  previously purchased at Aldi.  I also used the rest of the jar of Teriyaki Wok Sauce.  So, this dish was extra sassy and saucy.

Necessary ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, 2 packets of Thai noodles, 3 pieces celery, 1/3 bag baby carrots, 1/2 jar Teriyaki Wok sauce, handful of peanuts.

Cut chicken breasts in pieces.  Boil 3 cups of water with a few rounds of olive oil.  Add the Thai noodles to boiling water.  Simmer for 7 minutes and take off of heat.  Begin cooking chicken with one round of olive oil in a skillet or wok.  Chop the celery and baby carrots.  Add to chicken.  Stir in a handful of peanuts.  Stir and cook a few minutes.  Add the wok sauce.  Stir and cook some more.  If it is a little too saucy for you, just add a couple pinches of flour and briskly stir.  If it is a little too sassy for you, then go home.  Serve over or beside noodles.  

Aldi Price Breakdown: 2 chicken breasts- $2.00, 2 packets of Thai noodles- $1. 58, 2 long pieces of celery- 20cents, 1/3 bag baby carrots- 33cents, 1/2 jar Teriyaki Wok sauce- 85cents, handful of peanuts- 25cents = $5.11 for Gorgeous Sassy Sauciness for 4

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About gourmetgotgorgeous

I am a 28 year-old mother of two. My husband and I love to travel to all-inclusive resorts in Mexico. We do so by saving our money through the way we grocery shop. However, we didn't want to put our bodies, our tastes buds, or our childrens' nutrition at risk. So we haven't... we eat gorgeous every night and travel gorgeous one to two weeks per year.
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2 Responses to Meal 20- Thai Chicken and Noodles

  1. Babygirl says:

    I really enjoy thai food but never had a chance to make it at home. With this recipe I will definitely get a chance to do that. I really love thai noodles with chicken, so I can’t wait to make this. Wonderful post.

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