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Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

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reprinted with permission from Slender Kitchen

Makes 4 servings

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Ingredients

1.33 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped
4 tsp sesame oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. ginger, minced
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 red pepper, chopped
2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce (or coconut aminos)
1.5 tbsp sriracha (adjust to taste)
1 tbsp honey (adjust to taste)
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 cup peanuts, chopped (use cashews for Paleo)
2 green onions, chopped

Instructions

Directions:

1. Add half of the sesame oil to the pan. Add the chicken, garlic, and ginger. Cook for 5-7 minutes until just cooked through. Remove and set aside.

2. Add the remaining sesame oil to the pan. Add the celery and red pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes until tender crisp.

3. Meanwhile stir together the soy sauce, Sriracha, honey, and pepper.

4. Add the chicken back to the pan and add the stir fry sauce and peanuts. Cook for 1-2 minutes so the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and let rest for 2-3 minutes so sauce can further thicken. Top with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

For one cup = 303 calories, 11 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 11 g carbohydrates, 8 g sugar, 36 g protein, 2 g fiber, 431 mg sodium, 3 SmartPts

Points values are calculated by Snack Girl and are provided for information only. See all Snack Girl Recipes


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