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Chicken Honey Nut Stir-Fry

  • 5 m
  • 25 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“Honey and ginger combine to create a perfectly balanced flavor combination in this quick and easy chicken stir-fry.”

Ingredients

    • 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

Directions

  • 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.
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