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Chicken Oriental Stir-Fry

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Servings: 4
Any combination of veggies works in this recipe; red pepper and/or carrots add great color.


  • 6 cups cooked rice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 16 oz boned and skinned chicken breasts, (2 halves), cut into 1/2-inch (1.5cm) cubes
  • 1 Tbs ginger root, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup green onion, (3 onions), chopped
  • 2 cups spinach leaves, chopped
  • Sauce:1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 Tbs rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch


  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl (boiling water, chicken bouillon granules, soy sauce, rice vinegar and cornstarch). Set aside.
  • In a large nonstick skillet or wok, pour in sesame oil and heat. Add chicken cubes and grated ginger root, stir over high heat until chicken is opaque. Add celery and red pepper, cook 1 minute. Add green onions and spinach, followed by the sauce. Cook 1 or 2 minutes longer allowing sauce to bubble and thicken.
  • Serve over hot rice.

Tip: To save time and keep fresh ginger root fresh, chop in food processor and freeze in small container.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 646
  Calories from Fat 104 (16%)
(21%)Total Fat 14g
(14%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(24%)Cholesterol 73mg
(25%)Sodium 596mg
(54%)Potassium 1894mg
Total Carbohydrate 106g
(67%)Dietary Fiber 17g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(77%)Protein 38g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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