St. David's HealthCare - April 06, 2016

Our heart healthy chicken stir fry uses fresh ingredients to create a dish that fills any Asian take out cravings. Feel guilt-free enjoying this recipe because each serving is only 166 calories.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Chicken Breast – cut into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 1/2 Cup Low Sodium Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 tsp. Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. Rice Wine (Sake)
  • 2 Cups Chopped Broccoli
  • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • 1 Cup Celery
  • 1/2 Cup Yellow Onion
  • 2 Slices Ginger (chopped)
  • 2 Tbsp. Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1 Cup Pea Pods

Directions:

  1. Marinate cubed chicken in cornstarch, salt, pepper and wine for at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat pan or wok.
  3. Add 1 Tbsp. sesame oil and marinated chicken. Stir until cooked through.
  4. Remove from wok and place in separate bowl.
  5. Add 1 Tbsp. sesame oil to hot wok.
  6. Add ginger, stir for a few minutes, then gradually add vegetables and stock.
  7. While vegetables are still crispy, add already cooked chicken and remaining seasonings.

Yield: 6 servings