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Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

"When our children were little, my husband frequently worked late," recalls Michelle McWilliams of Fort Lupton, Colorado. "This eye-catching stir-fry was a satisfying alternative to a big dinner for me and the kids."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast half, cut into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 7 snow peas
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 3 medium fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • Hot cooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in oil for 6-8 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove chicken and set aside. In the same skillet, stir-fry peas, broccoli and red pepper for 2-3 minutes. Add mushrooms and onion; stir-fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • 2. Combine cornstarch and sugar; stir in water and soy sauce until smooth. Add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to the pan; cook until mixture is heated through and vegetables are tender. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 398 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 2,858 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer