By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Ready in only 30 minutes, this delicious Asian-themed main dish offers a unique taste of the orient. A delicate mix of brown sugar, ginger and green onion sets this dish apart from the usual. Quick, easy and full of flavor!
Ingredients1 tablespoon sesame seeds
nonstick cooking spray
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
2 cups snow peas, trimmed
1 medium red bell pepper, cubed
1 medium green bell pepper, cubed
2 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 green onions, sliced
Place sesame seeds in a large nonstick skillet; cook for 2 minutes over MEDIUM-HIGH heat until lightly browned. Remove from skillet and set aside. Spray same skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add chicken; cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Add snow peas and bell peppers; stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes until vegetables are crisp-tender. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, water, brown sugar, and ginger; add to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes over MEDIUM-HIGH heat. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A and C, and a good source of folate, magnesium, potassium, and fiber.
- Calories: 261
- Carbohydrates: 13g
- Total Fat: 5.5g
- Cholesterol: 96mg
- Saturated Fat: 1.4g
- Dietary Fiber: 4g
- % of Calories from Fat: 19%
- Sodium: 424 mg
- Protein: 39g
- Recipe Credit
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.