Ginger-Sesame Chicken with Bok Choy and Mushrooms Recipe

Ginger-Sesame Chicken with Bok Choy and Mushrooms Recipe

How To Make Ginger-Sesame Chicken with Bok Choy and Mushrooms

This ginger-sesame chicken is an Asian-inspired stir fry with lots of flavors and even more nutrition, thanks to the bok choy and mushrooms.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupchicken stock,or canned low sodium broth
  • 3tbspsoy sauce,low sodium
  • 1tbspsherry
  • 1tbspsugar
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • ½tsprice vinegar,unseasoned
  • ½tspasian sesame oil
  • ½tspred pepper,crushed
  • 3tbspcanola oil
  • ¾lboyster mushrooms
  • ¾lbchicken breast,skinless
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ¾lbbok choy
  • 1smallred bell pepper
  • 2tbspfresh ginger,finely chopped
  • 1clovegarlic

Instructions

  1. In a medium jar, combine the chicken stock with the soy sauce, sherry, sugar, dissolved cornstarch, rice vinegar, sesame oil and crushed red pepper and shake well.

  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the canola oil until shimmering.

  3. Add the oyster mushrooms and cook over high heat for about 6 mintues, stirring occasionally, until browned and tender.

  4. Transfer the mushrooms to a large plate.

  5. Add another 2 teaspoons of canola oil to the skillet.

  6. Season the chicken breast pieces generously with salt and pepper, add them to the skillet and cook over high heat for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are golden and just barely cooked through.

  7. Transfer the chicken pieces to the plate with the oyster mushrooms.

  8. Add 1 tablespoon of canola oil to the skillet along with the bok choy and red pepper and cook over high heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.

  9. Transfer the vegetables to the plate.

  10. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons of canola oil to the skillet along with the ginger and garlic and cook, stirring, just until fragrant.

  11. Return the chicken and vegetables to the skillet.

  12. Shake the sauce and add it to the skillet.

  13. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 minute, stirring, until slightly thickened.

  14. Transfer the chicken and vegetables to a bowl and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 335.19kcal
  • Fat: 19.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.31g
  • Fiber: 3.81g
  • Sugar: 6.68g
  • Protein: 23.71g
  • Cholesterol: 55.33mg
  • Sodium: 790.59mg
  • Calcium: 90.30mg
  • Potassium: 902.74mg
  • Iron: 2.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 65.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 47.53mg
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