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Oriental Snack Mix (1/2 Recipe)

Why not sample a taste of the Orient and make up a batch of this microwavable snack mix?

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:14 servings (1/2 cup each)

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Corn Chex®
Ingredients
2cups Corn Chex® cereal
2cups Bugles® original corn snacks
1cup chow mein noodles
1/2cup pretzel sticks
1/2cup salted peanuts
3tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2teaspoon garlic powder
1tablespoon soy sauce
1/2package (1-oz size) chow mein oriental seasoning mix (2 tablespoons)
1/2cup wasabi-coated peas
Tips
Purchasing
Look for the wasabi peas with packaged gourmet snacks at the grocery store.
Preparation Directions
1.In large microwavable bowl, mix cereal, corn snacks, chow mein noodles, pretzels and peanuts.
2.In microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in garlic powder, soy sauce and chow mein seasoning with wire whisk until well mixed. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
3.Microwave on High about 3 minutes, stirring after every minute, until mixture looks dry and crisp. Spread on paper towels to cool. Place in serving bowl; stir in wasabi-coated peas. Store in airtight container.
Oven Directions: Heat oven to 250°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, mix cereal, corn snacks, chow mein noodles, pretzels and peanuts. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat. Stir in garlic powder, soy sauce and chow mein seasoning mix with wire whisk until well mixed. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes, until mixture looks dry and crisp. Spread on paper towels; cool 15 minutes. Place in serving bowl; stir in wasabi-coated peas. Store in airtight container.
Award-Winning Recipe
Michelle Grosella • Perkasie, PA
Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006

Nutritional Information
1/2 Cup: Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 70); Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 340mg; Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 3g); Protein 3% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 10Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 1 MyPyramid Servings: 1 tsp Fats & Oils 
*% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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