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Szechwan-Style Chicken

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Szechwan-Style Chicken
Ingredients
  • 1  pound  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/3  cup  teriyaki sauce
  • 3  tablespoons  Szechwan spicy stir-fry sauce
  • 2  teaspoons  cornstarch
  • 1  tablespoon  cooking oil
  • 1  large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3  cups  chopped bok choy
  • 1  cup  broccoli flowerets
  • 1  medium red sweet pepper, cut into strips (1 cup)
  • 2  cups  fresh pea pods, stings removed, or one 6-ounce package frozen pea pods, thawed
  • 1 14  ounce can  whole baby sweet corn, drained and halved crosswise
  • 1 7  ounce jar  whole straw mushrooms, drained
  • 3  cups  hot cooked rice noodles or rice
Directions

1. Cut chicken into thin bite-size strips. Set aside.

2. For sauce, in a small bowl stir together teriyaki sauce, stir-fry sauce, and cornstarch. Set aside.

3. Pour cooking oil into a wok or large skillet. (Add more oil as necessary during cooking.) Preheat over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onion in hot oil for 2 minutes. Add bok choy, broccoli, and sweet pepper; stir-fry for 1 minute. Add fresh pea pods (if using); stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from the wok.

4. Add half of the chicken to the hot wok. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until cooked through. Remove chicken from the wok. Repeat with remaining chicken. Return all chicken to the wok. Push chicken from the center of the wok.

5. Stir sauce. Add sauce to the center of the wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Return cooked vegetables to the wok. Add corn, mushrooms, and thawed frozen pea pods (if using). Stir all ingredients together to coat with sauce. Cook and stir about 1 minute more or until heated through. Serve immediately over hot cooked rice noodles or rice. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Szechwan-Style Chicken)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 260,
  • Fat, total (g) 5,
  • chol. (mg) 40,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 32,
  • pro. (g) 22,
  • sodium (mg) 1045,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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