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Chicken Mushroom Stir-Fry

 Chicken Mushroom Stir-Fry
Meet the Cook: I'm a nurse in a small hospital, and I like to try out recipes on co-workers. When I had them sample this one, the casserole dish ended up empty! -Christina Thompson, Howell, Michigan
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + marinating Cook: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 4 medium carrots, cubed
  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 1/4 pound fresh snow pea pods, trimmed and cut in half

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine first six ingredients; toss with chicken.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch,
  • broth, oyster sauce and water until smooth. Set aside.
  • In a wok or large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high.

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Chicken Mushroom Stir-Fry (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Add ginger, garlic and onions; stir-fry 1 minute. Add chicken and
  • continue to stir-fry until the chicken is no longer pink. Remove
  • chicken and vegetables from pan. Add remaining oil; stir-fry carrots
  • 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add mushrooms and pea pods;
  • stir-fry 1 minute. Return chicken and vegetables to pan. Stir broth
  • mixture and pour into skillet, cook and stir until the sauce is
  • thickened. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving equals 299 calories, 14 g fat (0 saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 431 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 3/4 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.