Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry
Try this chicken vegetable stir fry for a nice light lunch or dinner. You can make it a hearty meal by plating it with some rice. The flavors in this
chicken recipe bring you the taste of the orient.
By using skinless chicken breast, this one is only 1 SmartPoint on Weight Watchers new FreeStyle program. Of course you have to track your points for the
sides you add to your meal.
You can change up the veggies to your favorites without impacting the points. If you are counting calories, carbs or other nutrition, be sure to adjust
for the different veggies you add or change.
Oriental Chicken Vegetable Stir Fry
We love a good stir fry and it's fun to mix up the flavors by seasoning the veggies and meat with different sauces.
Recipe Type: Chicken, Main Dish
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
- 1 1/2 lb chicken breast, skinless cut into strips
- 1 1/2 Tbs canola oil, divided
- 1 tsp Garlic powder
- 2 tsp minced fresh ginger
- 1 1/2 cups Chicken broth
- 3 Tbs reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 2 Tbs cornstarch
- 1 tsp Oriental sesame oil
- 1 cup broccoli florets
- 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1 cup Red bell pepper cut into 1/4-inch cubes
- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Mix broth, soy sauce, garlic powder, ginger and cornstarch in a small bowl until smooth. Set aside.
- In a large non-stick skillet, heat half the canola oil on medium-high.
- Add chicken and stir fry for about 5 minutes (or until chicken is cooked through). Add additional oil if needed.
- Remove chicken and set aside.
- Place vegetables in skillet adding remaining canola oil and sesame oil and stir fry for about 3 minutes.
- Place chicken in skillet.
- Stir the soy sauce mixture and pour into skillet.
- While stirring constantly, bring to a boil. Continue to boil for about 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thickened.
- Plate and serve (you can put over rice if desired).
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving for this chicken vegetable stir fry recipe. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.
The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings: 8
| Sat Fat
Green: 3 pts
Blue: 1 pts
Purple: 1 pts
Other Weight Watchers Points
Plus: 4 pts
Points: 3 pts
The MyWW points nutrition exclude items that are zero points for the plan you are following. For instance, the blue and purple plans do not
include the chicken or vegetables. The green plan only excludes the vegetables. The rice is not included in nutrition or points as this is not part of the recipe. If you
would like to add rice, be sure to adjust points and nutrition accordingly.
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