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Healthy Chicken Stir Fry

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  White jasmine rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken breast 7 Ounce (about 1 no.)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Green pepper 1 , seeded and chopped
  Red pepper To Taste, seeded and chopped
  Zucchini 1 , chopped
  Scallions 3 , chopped (and more for garnish)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon (reduced sodium)
  Sesame seed oil 1 Teaspoon
  Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Corn starch 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (reduced sodium)
  Cocktail peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cook the rice according to package directions.

Cut up chicken breast into bite size pieces and season with salt and pepper. Heat up skillet to a high heat and add in the olive oil and chicken. Brown chicken for 10 minutes or until no longer pink. Chop up the vegetables and add them to the skillet with the chicken and turn to a medium heat. Allow for the vegetables to become tender which will take about 8 minutes or so.

In a bowl combine soy sauce, sesame seed oil, hoisin sauce, corn starch and chicken stock and mix well. Add in the sauce to the chicken and vegetable mixture and stir to combine. Allow for the flavors to combine for another 5 - 10 minutes.

Right before serving add in some cocktail peanuts for an extra crunch. Serve with rice and garnish with scallions. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Stir fry is one of our favorites but we don't like all the sodium that usually comes along with it. In this recipe we took care of that problem and let me tell you, it was delish!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 631 Calories from Fat 234

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.7%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g20.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.9 mg13.3%

Sodium 1597.5 mg66.6%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 27 g54.4%

Vitamin A 9.9% Vitamin C 93.2%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipe