Chicken Honey Nut Stir-Fry

Chicken Honey Nut Stir-Fry

2 Reviews
From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Honey and ginger combine to create a perfectly balanced flavor combination in this quick and easy chicken stir-fry.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup carrot, sliced diagonally
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 8 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ¼ teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cashews
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • ⅔ cup hot cooked brown rice

Preparation

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  1. In a wok or large skillet heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over high heat. Add carrot and celery; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil. Add chicken; stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is done.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together orange juice and cornstarch. Add soy sauce, honey and ginger, whisking until well mixed. Add soy sauce mixture to chicken mixture in wok. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Cook for 1 minute more. Top with cashews and green onion. Serve over hot cooked brown rice.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 1 cup stir-fry and ⅓ cup rice
  • Per serving: 336 calories; 12 g fat(2 g sat); 2 g fiber; 28 g carbohydrates; 28 g protein; 34 mcg folate; 73 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 2,763 IU vitamin A; 19 mg vitamin C; 34 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 353 mg sodium; 660 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (55% daily value), Vitamin C (32% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 3½ lean protein, 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat

Reviews 2

November 01, 2018
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By: merlizbet
I followed Andrea's lead of adding some mushrooms and broccoli. An easy dish that my husband and I both loved!
September 12, 2018
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By: Andrea
Loved it! Quick and easy to make. PLUS I added some mushrooms and broccoli in. Loved the citrus in the stirfry!
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