This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe will get you to put that Chinese take-out menu back in the drawer. You won't believe how easy this is to make at home and how great it tastes, too.
Szechuan Chicken Stir Fry
Calories455 Per Serving
Protein34g Per Serving
Fiber7g Per Serving
Cost Per Serving$4.21
|Total Fat||7.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||2.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||64 g|
|Dietary Fiber||7 g|
non-stick Cooking spray
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins (can substitute lean pork or beef), all visible fat discarded, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tsp. cornstarch
1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp. jarred, minced garlic
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
16 oz. frozen, packaged stir-fry vegetables
1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
2 Tbsp. chopped, unsalted, unoiled peanuts
1 1/2 cups brown rice (cooked to package instructions)
Spray a medium skillet with cooking spray. In a medium skillet, toss chicken, corn starch, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes.
Cook chicken over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, until no longer pink.
Add vegetables and broth to skillet, reduce heat to medium, cover and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Top with peanuts and serve over brown rice.