This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 4 1 ¼ cup portio
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: ½
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 ½ tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar
¼ 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.
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.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 261||Carbohydrates: 13g|
|Total Fat: 5.5g||Cholesterol: 96mg|
|Saturated Fat: 1.4g||Dietary Fiber: 4g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 19%||Sodium: 424mg|