Szechuan Chicken Stir Fry

Updated:Apr 18,2014


Szechuan Chicken Stir Fry

Szechuan Chicken Stir Fry



4 servings

About $2.40 per serving

Cooking spray
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins, visible fat removed, cut in to 1-inch cubes (can substitute lean pork or beef)
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic minced from jar
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
1 16-ounce bag frozen stir-fry vegetables
¼ cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts
1 ½ cups brown rice, prepared to package instructions
  1. Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray. In a medium skillet, toss chicken, corn starch, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes.
  2. Cook chicken over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, until no longer pink.
  3. Add vegetables and broth to skillet, reduce heat to medium, cover and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Top with peanuts and serve over brown rice.
Per serving:
Total Fat7.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Cholesterol73 mg
Sodium265 mg
Carbohydrates64 g
Fiber7 g
Sugars0 g
Protein34 g
Potassium777 mg
Calcium61 mg

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