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Oriental Chicken and Water chestnuts

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  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet red pepper 1 Large, cored, seeded & cut into thin slices
  Snow peas 1⁄4 Pound, cleaned & strings removed
  Water chestnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Green onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Skinless boneless chicken breast halves 24 Ounce (4 In Number, 6 Ounce Each)
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Oriental sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh ginger root 1⁄2 Teaspoon, peeled and grated
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped

1) Preheat oven to 500° F.
2) Take regular weight aluminum foil and tear off four 14 x 12 inch sheets from it. Oil lower half of the sheet with vegetable oil.

3) On the oiled portion of each sheet, place 1/8 red pepper, water chestnuts, green onion and snow peas. Top with chicken breasts and sprinkle all remaining vegetables.
4) Take a small bowl and stir together Oriental sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic and ginger in it. Spoon out the mixture all over vegetables and chicken.
5) Fold upper half of foil over ingredients, making sure to match the upper and lower edges evenly to secure the filling. Turn up long double edge of foil in order to create a 1/2 inch double fold and then fold over again. Fold the other two shorter sides in the same way, sealing the packet completely.
6) Place two baking sheets in the pre-heated oven for 2 minutes. Place foil packets in a single layer on the baking sheets.
7) Bake packets in the oven for about 12 minutes.

8) Place each packet on a serving platter and cur an -€˜X-€™ shape from corner to corner at the top of each packet. Fold back edges and serve right away with cooked rice, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Dry Curry
Holiday, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 292 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.1%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 98.7 mg32.9%

Sodium 751.2 mg31.3%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.5%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 41 g82.9%

Vitamin A 31.4% Vitamin C 104.5%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oriental Chicken And Water Chestnuts Recipe