Tuesday, April 23, 2013

garlic chicken stir- fry

garlic chicken stir fry

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min


3 Tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 large red or green bell pepper, seeded & chopped
4 ounces snow peas
1/4 cup cashews
1/4 cup green onions, sliced
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
hot cooked rice, optional


1. In large skillet, heat 2 Tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic. Stir fry 3 minutes or until chicken turns white. Add remaining oil, pepper, snow peas, cashews, and green onion. Stir fry 1 minute.
2. In small bowl, stir chicken broth, soy sauce, cornstarch and ginger until smooth. Stir into chicken mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat while stirring. Boil 1 minute, or until mixture thickens a bit.
3. Serve over hot cooked rice.


*If preparing this recipe as GLUTEN FREE, just be sure to use GF soy sauce and GF chicken broth.
*Try adding additional vegetables such as zucchini or mushrooms.
Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe (without rice)
Calories per serving: 206
Fat per serving: 14.5g
Saturated Fat per serving: 2g
Sugar per serving: 2g
Fiber per serving: 2.5g
Protein per serving: 8.5g
Cholesterol per serving: 10mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 12g

1 comment:

  1. Thank yous o much f or sharing this one. Is this garlic chicken stir fry is good? Looks yummy so I will try to cook this so that my kids will enjoy their dinner. Keep on sharing!

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