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Chicken and Pea Pods

 
Chicken and Pea Pods
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An excellent super quick and easy Chinese stir-fry that highlights the crisp textures and flavors. Very nicely balanced and it's ready in less than 15 minutes flat! Faster than Chinese take out.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

20

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 pound chicken
boned, skinned, in very thin strips
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
1 tablespoon sherry
dry
1 teaspoon garlic
minced
1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ginger root
*
1/2 cup carrots
strips
1/2 cup celery
sliced
scallions, spring or green onions
*
1 can water chestnuts
sliced, drained
*
sauce
1 package snow pea pods
frozen
*
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon sugar

Directions

Mix the chicken, cornstarch, soy sauce and sherry in a small bowl.

Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in skillet over high heat.

Stir in the garlic and ginger, cook about 20 seconds until fragrant. Add chicken and stir fry until cooked through. Remove and set aside.

Add the remaining oil, stir fry carrots and celery for about one minute. Add the green onions and stir fry for about 30 seconds. Add the water chestnuts and pea pods.

Stir the sauce and add to vegetables. Cook, stirring until boiling. Return chicken to pan and heat through.

Sauce:

mix the ingredients over medium heat in small saucepan. Pour over the chicken and veggies to serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

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over 4 years

An excellent super quick and easy Chinese stir-fry that highlights the crisp textures and flavors. Very nicely balanced and it's ready in less than 15 minutes flat! Faster than Chinese take out.

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Apple Valley, United States
 over 3 years ago

I'm making this tonight but noticed recipe ingredients do not call for celery but the instructions do. Think I'll add about 1/2 cup celery.

Thanks for the comment. I agree it should be 1/2 cup celeries along with carrots. Hope you have enjoyed this dish, happy cooking :-)

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 3 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 194g (6.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 28733% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 16%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 847mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 70g
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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