How about the ease of a microwave* meal tonight?
1 package (3 oz) chicken ramen noodles
1-1/2 cups frozen California-blend vegetables, thawed
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/2 cup water
1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp canola oil
1 tsp sugar
1/4 to 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Set aside seasoning packet from the noodles. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the noodles, frozen veggies, celery, peas and water. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until noodles and vegetables are tender stirring once.
Place chicken in another microwave safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Stir chicken into noodle mixture.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, oil, contents of the seasoning packet, sugar and pepper flakes. Pour over chicken mixture. Microwave, uncovered, on high 45 seconds longer or until heated through.
*Recipe tested in a 1100 watt microwave