Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Chicken Stir-Fry

This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Chicken Stir-Fry. This one is from the CooksRecipes website. Cooks is one of my favorite recipe websites. They have a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes or cuisines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!  http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Chicken Stir-Fry

Diabetic-friendly chicken stir-fry with broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, green onions and peanuts.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup cauliflowerets
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
3 tablespoon dry sherry
1 teaspoon finely minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts

Cooking Directions:

1 - Trim any fat from chicken and thinly slice diagonally into 1-inch strips.
2 - In a large non-stick skillet or wok, heat oil and stir-fry chicken 3 or 4 minutes or until cooked through and lightly browned. Remove; set aside and keep warm.
3 - Add garlic and stir-fry for 15 seconds; add broccoli and cauliflower, stir-fry 2 minutes. Add mushrooms, green onions, soy sauce, sherry and ginger; stir-fry 2 minutes.
4 - Add dissolved arrowroot, sesame oil, peanuts and the chicken. Cook until heated through and sauce has thickened.
Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 256, fat 10 g, cholesterol 72 mg, Protein 30 g, carbohydrate 9 g, sodium 30 mg.

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