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Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe


Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry           



Ingredients:
3 tablespoons reduced­ sodium soy sauce
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon minced peeled gingerroot
1 1/4 pounds skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon oyster sauce or fish sauce (optional)
4 teaspoons canola oil
4 carrots, thinly sliced
4 cups broccoli florets
2 onions, sliced
One8. ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
6 cups hot cooked brown rice


Method:
1. To prepare the marinade, in a gallon-size sealable plastic bag, combine 2 tablespoons of the soy sauce, the garlic and ginger; add the chicken. Seal the bag, squeez­ing out the air; turn to coat the chicken. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight, turning the bag occasionally.

2. In a medium bowl, stir the cornstarch, the remaining 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce and the oyster sauce (if using) with 1/4 cup water. Add 13/4 cups more water.

3. In a large nonstick wok or skillet, heat the oil. Add the carrots, broccoli and onions; stir-fry until tender­ crisp, 10-12 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm. Add the chicken and marinade to the wok and cook, stirring as needed, until the chicken is cooked through, 8-10 minutes.

4. Return the vegetables to the wok; add the cornstarch mixture and the water chestnuts. Cook, stirring con­stantly, until the mixture comes to a boil and thickens, 4-5 minutes. Serve the rice, topped with the chicken mixture.

PER SERVING: 336 Calories, 5 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 41 mg Cholesterol, 315 mg Sodium, 50 gTotal Carbohydrate, 7 g Dietary Fiber, 24 g Protein, 72 mg Calcium.

SERVING PROVIDES: 2 Breads, 1 Fruit/Vegetable, 2 Protein/Milks, 1 Fat.

POINTS PER SERVING, 6.

MAKES 8 SERVINGS

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