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Walnut Chicken/Shrimp Stir-Fry

 
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Walnut Chicken/Shrimp Stir-Fry Walnut Chicken/Shrimp Stir-Fry Walnut Chicken/Shrimp Stir-Fry

So quick and easy to put together, and it tastes delicious with a good amount of flavorful sauce that's perfect with a bed of rice. Don't have Chinese cabbage? Use bok choy or other similar leafy greens, or even broccoli instead.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

3 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
3 tablespoons cornstarch
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 ½ pounds chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
cut into strips, or shrimp
2 tablespoons peanut oil
3 heads napa (Chinese) cabbage
small, cut crosswise into 1/8 inch slices
6 each celery stalks
cut into 2 inch julienned pieces
2 large onions
cut in half and sliced thin
1 pound snow pea pods
or sugar snaps
8 ounces water chestnuts
drained, sliced
½ cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons tarragon leaves
fresh, chopped
1 cup walnuts
toasted, to serve

Directions

In small bowl, combine soy sauce, cornstarch, salt and sugar and stir well.

Add shelled shrimp or chicken strips and toss to coat; set aside.

Heat large wok or skillet over medium-high heat; add 1tb of oil and all of the vegetables.

Stir fry until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes.

Remove vegetables and set aside.

Add a bit more oil if necessary. Add water chestnuts and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes longer; combine walnuts and water chestnuts with reserved vegetables and set aside.

Heat remaining oil until very hot.

Remove shrimp or chicken from marinade, allow excess to drip off, and reserve marinade.

Stir-fry shrimp or chicken strips until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes.

Add chicken broth and reserved marinade.

Cook until bubbling; return vegetables, walnuts and water chestnuts to wok.

Toss and heat through.

Stir in tarragon and serve immediately over steamed rice or crisp noodles.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 796g (28.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 58335% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 1073mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 16%
Dietary Fiber 9g 37%
Sugars g
Protein 105g
Vitamin A 399% Vitamin C 423%
Calcium 56% Iron 45%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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