Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Chicken Hekka with Noodles

This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Chicken Hekka with Noodles. Break out the Wok for this dish! It's an Asian Stir Fry with Chicken, Ginger, Carrots, Bamboo Shoots, and Rice Noodles. You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the CooksRecipes website.      http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chicken Hekka with Noodles

A gingery Asian stir fry with heaps of carrot, onion, bamboo shoots and mushrooms served over delicate rice noodles.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
3/4 cup soy sauce
3/4 cup mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
3 carrots, julienned
2 onions, thinly sliced
1 (14 ounce) can sliced bamboo shoots, drained
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 cup trimmed and coarsely chopped watercress
1 (8 ounce) package rice noodles, soaked and cut into 2 inch pieces

Cooking Directions:

1 - Cut chicken meat into bite size pieces. In a medium bowl combine the Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, soy sauce, and mirin wine. Mix well, and set aside.
2 - In a skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Squeeze juice from grated ginger into wok, add grated ginger, and stir fry until brown. Discard ginger fibers. Increase heat to high, and stir in chicken. Season with soy sauce mixture, and cook for 2 more minutes.
3 - One at a time add the carrots, onions, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, and watercress. Stir after each addition. Add rice noodles; cook, stirring, for about 3 more minutes, or until done.
Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 330; Calories from Fat: 50; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 50mg; Sodium: 1480mg; Total Carbs: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 12g; Protein: 22g.


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